Robbery Suspect Released On Unsecured Bond Arrested Again

Luis Bautista-Tax

Georgetown Police Detectives have arrested 26-year-old Luis Bautista-Tax for violating conditions of his release after a recent robbery arrest.

Officials said the original incident occurred during the early morning hours of June 21, 2020, when Georgetown officers were dispatched to the 100 block of North Race Street in Georgetown for a robbery complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim was seated in his vehicle when the suspect approached him, and forcibly pulled the victim from his vehicle. The victim was held by his throat while the suspect removed cash and his cell phone from his person, according to police. The suspect then fled from the scene.

Detectives were able to identify Bautista-Tax, 26 of Georgetown, as a suspect in this case. On June 23, 2020, Bautista-Tax was located in an apartment building on North Race Street and taken into custody without incident

He was charged with the following:

Robbery 2nd degree
Conspiracy 2nd degree

He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #3 and released on a total $12,000 unsecured bond.

As a condition of his release, Bautista-Tax was to have no contact within the town of Georgetown. On Thursday afternoon, June 25, 2020, Georgetown Detectives observed Luis Bautista-Tax in the town limits near the 600 block of North Bedford Street and took him into custody.

Bautista-Tax was charged with felony Breach of Release and committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in lieu of $2500.00 cash bond.

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