According to Police, Carwell was arrested at 525 West 18th Street and is being held at the Gesary County Detention Center on $100,000 bond. Detectives have been actively working this case to identify the other subject involved. Police Public Information Officer, Captain Trish Giordano noted that If the public has information you are asked to contact the police department TIPS line at 785-762-8477 or leave a webtip at Gearycrimestoppers.com. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward.
Police said that on Mrch 12th about 9:54 p.m. a subject reported being approached by two black men in the alley behind El Tapatio restaurant, 300 West 6th Street. The victim advised one of the men had a gun and demanded money. The victim ran several blocks to his home after giving the suspects his cell phone.
At approximately the same time, dispatch received a 911 call from a second victim that had been walking in the same area being approached by two black men, one with a gun and both wearing dark clothing. The subjects demanded money and took the second victim’s wallet and cell phone. The suspects ran west through the alley after the incident. It’s believed these incidents happened within several minutes of one another.