In the early morning hours of Thursday, Dec., 6, an aggravated robbery occurred in Hutto. With the assistance of Frio County Sheriff’s Department, Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, and Austin Police Department, all four suspects have been identified. Three of the four suspects were apprehended in Frio County with stolen property.

“Once again, the teamwork and cooperation between all of the law enforcement agencies was outstanding. If you come to Williamson County and commit these types of violent crimes, know that there are those who will work tirelessly to bring criminals to justice,” said Chief Byron Frankland.

Rodela _ Age 18All four will face criminal charges of aggravated robbery in Williamson County. As three of the suspects are juveniles, their names are being withheld. The fourth suspect, an adult, is identified as Jonathan Rodela (18).  The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending. Other agencies are expected to also file charges against the individuals for their alleged involvement in several other crimes committed in the area over the last several weeks.

Chief Frankland thanks the Hutto citizens for sharing the information about the robbery and providing tips that greatly assisted in the investigation.

Anyone with additional information about this crime, please contact Det. Michael Moehring at 512-759-5981.