20-year sentence for police shooting and armed robbery

20-year sentence for police shooting and armed robbery

YUMA, Ariz. – The man convicted of armed robbery and shooting at police while fleeing in a stolen car is sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Isaac Lopez accepted a plea agreement from the state and plead guilty to three charges. He is sentenced to three years in prison for count one burglary in the 3rd degree, 14 years for theft of means of transportation, and 20 years in prison for armed robbery.

He will owe restitution for all original counts which will be capped at $100,000.

All three sentences will run concurrently. As a part of the plea deal, Lopez will serve the longest of the three sentences.

Nov. 19, 2015- A man that police said shot at a Yuma Police Department (YPD) officer is now facing multiple charges including second-degree intentional murder. Isaac Lopez was in Yuma Justice Court Wednesday, where he was presented with his charges. Those charges also include armed robbery with a deadly weapon, criminal damage, aggravated assault, and criminal trespassing. Lopez is being held on $1 million bond.

The Yuma Police Department said officers arrested Lopez after he shot at a YPD officer while fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle shattering the back window of the stolen car he was driving.

YPD officers said the incident happened Wednesday at 12:45 a.m. Officers said Lopez took a vehicle at gunpoint from the owner while at the Circle K, located at 2398 S. Avenue B.

Lopez collided with a brick wall in the area of 10th Street and 10th Avenue where he fled on foot. Lopez was soon after taken into custody and the firearm was found. There were no injuries reported from the incident.

The case remains under investigation and the Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with information about this case to please call Detective Skaggs at (928) 373-4702 or the Yuma Police Department (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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