WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is collaborating with other area law enforcement agencies regarding a series of armed robberies. In the early morning hours of Sept.19, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to two similar incidents. The first was an attempted armed robbery at the Clearwater Burger King restaurant. The second was reported as an armed robbery at the Monticello Burger King restaurant.
On Oct. 5, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an armed robbery in the evening hours at the Game Stop store in the city of Monticello.
There are similarities in these robberies in which the suspect is described as a white male with an average build wearing a dark colored mask and dark colored clothing.
Anyone with information as to the suspect’s identity is asked to call the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at (763) 682-1162.
UPDATE 10-18-13: Wright County Sheriff’s Office announced today that on Oct. 17, a suspect wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies along the I-94 corridor was taken into custody by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Maple Grove Police Department, Sauk Rapids Police Department, Big Lake Police Department, Central MN Drug Task Force, Sartell Police Department, Stearns County Sheriffs Office, Anoka-Hennepin Drug Ta…sk Force.
All law enforcement agencies involved would like to thank both the media and the public who played a pertinent roll in identifying the suspect. Wright County Sheriffs Office has booked the suspect, Douglas Wayne Gravelle, into the Wright County jail on Robbery Charges, and is no longer looking for additional suspects. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as the investigation continues.