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Getaway driver arrested in connection to Smith's robbery case

Jennifer Tryon is arrested for her alleged involvement in the Smith's robbery on Nov. 26.

By By C.J. McMANUS
Sun Advocate reporter

Price police have made their first arrest in connection with a Nov. 26 armed robbery at Smith's Food & Drug.

Detectives arrested Jennifer Tryon, 42, of Price for Aggravated Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, and Obstruction of Justice in connection with the ongoing investigation.

"Tryon's principal participation in the incident was as the driver of the getaway vehicle," said Capt. Bill Barnes.

Local and state police are still looking for the crime's perpetrator, Domonic Mathew Martinez, also known as "Cancerous" or "Canceris, who is wanted for Aggravated Armed Robbery in connection with the incident.

The crime occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, when Martinez reportedly robbed the grocery for an an undisclosed amount of cash and/or property before making his getaway before police could arrive.

He was identified when Officer David Wilkinson discovered and obtained a piece of crucial forensic evidence. The item was secured and delivered to the Utah State Crime Lab on Nov. 27.

The next morning, state forensic scientists were able to identify Martinez, allowing the Price police to begin their search for the gunman.

"Our suspect is a career criminal, has an extensive violent history and should be considered armed and dangerous,"said Barnes.

Police are asking for assistance locating Martinez and can be reached via phone at 636-3190 or 650-6679.




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