Conway police are investigating after a couple said their landlord and three other men broke into their apartment while they were sleeping, woke them up and robbed them at gunpoint early Friday morning.
The couple said they had been renting a room from Jonathan Crotchett at an apartment on East German Lane for the past week, according to a police report.
“[The victim] advised that he was supposed to pay rent to Mr. Crotchett after work today,” the officer wrote in the report. “He advised that tonight around 1 a.m. Mr. Crotchett let Cricket (believed to be Pedro Garcia) and the two unknown black males into the room where [both victims] were sleeping.”
The victims reported that the two unknown men pointed guns with lasers at them and threatened to shoot them if they didn’t give them money.
The men took $175 from the man and took the woman’s cell phone and wallet, which had $265, a pre-paid debit card and her driver’s license, according to the report.
The victims told officers the four men left in a white Dodge Neon with an unknown license plate number.
Anyone with information about the case can call the Conway Police Department at 501-450-6120 or text an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274-637) using the keyword “Conway” along with the tip.
The investigation was listed as active as of Friday.