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Police: Starbucks Robbery Suspects Tied To More Robberies

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Jacob Rocke and Carmen Lopez (credit: Jefferson County District Attorney's Office)

Jacob Rocke and Carmen Lopez (credit: Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office)

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Police have confirmed a man accused of robbing an Arvada Starbucks could be responsible for least 20 other robberies across the Front Range that have been going on since August.

Police arrested Jacob Rocke, 26, and Carmen Lopez, 22, who is said to be Rocke’s girlfriend. Both are accused of robbing two Starbucks on Wadsworth Boulevard on Friday.

Rocke confessed to police that he robbed the two Starbucks stores and used a pellet gun.

Surveillance video showed one of the hotel robberies at a Marriott Hotel in Golden last month.

According to an arrest affidavit obtained by CBS4, Lopez admitted to being in the car with Rocke while he robbed various pizza places and possibly some hotels. Police have also tied Rocke to the other robberies by the clothes he wore and his brazen manner.

Both are being held at the Jefferson County Detention Facility.

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