The armed robbery suspect who was caught on video earlier this month has been identified as Omar Hussein Abedelal, 32, of
Napa County Sheriff’s detectives made the identification by comparing the suspect photos from the armed robbery at Walmart, released Oct. 11, to photos of people on parole -- and they located a match.
Napa Sheriff's detectives
discovered that Abedelal was currently incarcerated at Contra Costa
County’s West Detention Center for a similar crime.
Earlier today, detectives contacted Abedelal at the West Detention Center, according to Napa County County Sheriff's Capt. Tracey Stuart.
Abedelal was interviewed and placed into custody on a Napa County arrest
warrant on suspicion of charges stemming from the armed robbery at Walmart.
include, among others: burglary; armed robbery; possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Bail was set at $740,000, Stuart said.
PREVIOUSLY: Oct. 11, 2013.
Napa County Sheriff's detectives are seeking the public's help in locating a male suspect caught on video in an armed robbery last month at Walmart in American Canyon.
According to Sheriff's Capt. Tracey Stuart, Napa County deputies responded to Walmart in American Canyon for an armed robbery just after 3 p.m. on Sept. 23.
suspect had loaded a shopping cart with more than $200 worth
of items and then returned the items for a gift card.
Two Asset Protection Associates stopped the suspect after he left the store. As they re-entered the store, the suspect pulled a silver-colored pistol from his waist area and pointed it at the associates. The suspect fled in a dark gray 1980s Honda Civic.
suspect is described as a male, 6’ tall, about 190 pounds, athletic
build, bald with brown eyes. Stuart released several photographs of the suspect for further identification.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Napa County Sheriff Det. Hancock at (707)299-1308.