Detectives make arrest in gas station robberies

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Detectives investigating two robbery cases at local gas stations have made an arrest in the crimes.

The first robbery occurred at the Shell Station at 4910 Barksdale Boulevard on the morning of Easter Sunday. The second was committed early the following Monday morning at the Circle K at 2651 Benton Road.

Detectives collected evidence linking 39 year-old Christopher Dyner of Bossier City to both crimes. He faces two counts of simple robbery. Dyner is currently incarcerated at the Bossier Parish jail. Bail on the robbery charges is set at $125,000 total.

The original release from April 21 is below:

Detectives are investigating an early morning armed robbery that occurred at the Shell Station at 4910 Barksdale Boulevard. Officers responded to the location around 3:00 a.m. this morning. According to the initial investigation, a male subject entered the business with what appeared to be a weapon in his jacket and demanded money from the register. The suspect left the scene in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. A specific description of the suspect is not available at this time. The investigation is ongoing.