El Centro Police arrested a suspect in two recent robberies.
Shortly after midnight Monday morning , Officers Stephan Singh and Adrian Hirales were watching local convenience stores in light of recent robberies. In the area of the 1400 block of Ocotillo Drive , the officers noticed three people who aroused their suspicions. When the three entered the store the officers went inside to check them out. The officers recognized one of the three to be Dominick Jesus Ramirez , 36 , of El Centro. Ramirez had been identified earlier as a suspect in the robbery of a convenience store at Adams and La Brucherie on May 20, 2015. Ramirez is also a suspect in the armed robbery of a man in the 700 block of Commercial Avenue on May 26, 2015. Ramirez was armed with a handgun in both those robberies. Ramirez was taken into custody without incident. Ramirez was booked into Imperial County Jail on charges of Robbery , Burglary and Possession of Stolen Property. The other men were detained then released