Teen robbery suspect turns himself in to deputies

2014-01-23T08:30:00Z 2014-01-23T09:06:12Z Teen robbery suspect turns himself in to deputiesArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A teen wanted in connection with an armed robbery and kidnapping in November turned himself in to authorities Wednesday.

Israel Godoy, 16, is facing charges of unlawful means of transport, theft of means of transport, armed robbery, aggravated robbery, burglary and two counts of kidnapping, said Deputy Courtney Rodriguez, a sheriff’s spokeswoman.

Godoy is being charged as an adult because of the seriousness of the crime, and was booked into the Pima County jail, Rodriguez said.

Deputies are still searching for Enrique Durazo, 17, in the Nov. 29 incident at a Circle K at 4605 W. Valencia Road, Rodriguez said.

Godoy and Durazo are suspects in the carjacking and kidnapping of a woman who was putting gasoline in her vehicle at the store, Rodriguez said.

Both arrived at the convenience store in a stolen car, left the car there and then approached the victim, Rodriguez said.

The 54-year-old victim was released about 1½ miles from the convenience store, and Godoy and Durazo left in her vehicle, which was later found abandoned in a wash, Rodriguez said.

Durazo frequents Tucson’s southwest side and uses public transportation, Rodriguez said.

Detectives believe Durazo may be staying with friends for a couple of nights at a time.

Durazo has “AZ” tattooed on his left hand and “Durazo” on his back.

He may be wearing gauges in his ears. He has brown hair and eyes, is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, 88-CRIME or a lead investigator in the case at 351-6461.

Carmen Duarte

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