LABELLE — Wednesday morning, May 26, Hendry County Detectives arrested 42 year old Ruby Nieves, girlfriend of Raynaldo Ray Quiroga, the admitted robber of the Capital Pawn shop, on weapon charges.
Wednesday morning, May 19, 2021, Hendry County deputies responded to a robbery call at 302 W. Hickpochee Ave. in LaBelle. Hendry County Investigators arrived on scene; and with the assistance of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms a search warrant was conducted in the evening hours at the 6500 block of South State Road 29.
During the search investigators located a stolen rifle hidden in the back of the closet behind what was described as women’s clothing and boxes. It was determined at this time that the rifle had been stolen in 2019 from a residence in the central county area of Hendry County.
On May 26, 42-year-old Ruby Nieves was placed under arrest on charges of grand theft of a firearm. Nieves is currently being held in the Hendry County Jail with no bond.