Second Judical District
201 W, Colfax Ave, Dept. 801
Denver, CO 80202
February 3, 2020 Contact: Carolyn Tyler, Communications Director, email@example.com, 720-913-9025
Denver’s Law Enforcement Arrest and Charge “Sweet Tooth” Bandit (Martinez)
DENVER—22-year old Emanuel Martinez, known to Denver’s law enforcement as the “Sweet Tooth” Bandit was arrested by Denver Police officers and charged by prosecutors with the Denver District Attorney’s Office last month. Martinez received his moniker after allegedly committing a series of aggravated robberies against Haagen-Dazs, Jamba Juice, Yogurtland and other businesses between August 2019 and January. He is accused of robbing some businesses more than once.
Martinez is charged with 16 counts of aggravated robbery (F3), one count of a criminal attempt to commit aggravated robbery (F4), one count of menacing (F5) and 16 counts of committing a crime of violence which is a sentence enhancer.
The following is a list of robberies Martinez is alleged to have committed:
08/24/19 – Conoco at 1200 E. 8th Avenue
10/17/19 – Haagen-Dazs at 2000 E. 1st Avenue
10/19/19 – Jamba Juice at 575 N. Lincoln Street
10/23/19 – Yogurtland at 550 N. Grant Street
10/25/19 – Qdoba at 1400 E. 17th Avenue
10/31/19 – Yogurtland at 550 N. Grant Street
11/02/19 – Subway at 757 E. 20th Avenue
11/05/19 – Conoco at 1200 E. 8th Avenue
11/16/19 – Yogurtland at 550 N. Grant Street
12/24/19 – Starbucks at 200 N. Quebec Street
12/30/19 – Starbucks at 200 N. Quebec Street
01/01/20 – Subway at 200 N. Quebec Street
01/05/20 – Subway at 200 N. Quebec Street
01/08/20 – Starbucks at 200 N. Quebec Street
A call to Crime Stoppers was instrumental in leading to arrest of Martinez. This case number is 20CR00389 and Martinez’ next scheduled court appearance is February 11, 2020 at 9:30 in courtroom 4B.
The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo. RPC 3.6