Chief James X. Fitzpatrick
90 Lowell St
Lawrence, MA 01840
For Immediate Release
Monday, Aug, 28, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Lawrence Police Seeking Violent Felon
LAWRENCE — Chief James Fitzpatrick reports that the Lawrence Police Department is actively working to apprehend a violent felon who is wanted by multiple area law enforcement agencies on numerous charges.
HENRY RUBIERA-CRUZ, AGE 19, OF LAWRENCE is wanted by the Lawrence Police Department on Home Invasion, Armed Robbery and Kidnapping charges. He is also wanted by police in Middleton, Haverhill and Salisbury on the following charges:
- Attempted Armed Carjacking
- Larceny of a Motor Vehicle (three counts)
- Breaking and Entering During the Night
RUBIERA-CRUZ is considered armed and dangerous and has allegedly been on a crime spree throughout the region since skipping a court date for an armed robbery case out of Essex Superior Court.
Over the course of the last week, RUBIERA-CRUZ is suspected in least two armed robberies in the city of Lawrence. RUBIERA-CRUZ is also a known member of a violent street gang.
“This suspect is a dangerous felon and we have made apprehending him a top priority,” Chief Fitzpatrick said. “We are coordinating with other law enforcement agencies throughout the region to locate this suspect.”
Chief Fitzpatrick warns that RUBIERA-CRUZ should not be approached if spotted. If anyone has any information on this suspect’s whereabouts, they are asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at 978-794-5900.
These are allegations. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.