Coeur d'Alene Police Department news release on capture of armed robbery suspect:
At 11:20 am today Coeur d’Alene Police Detectives acting on a tip responded to 724 N. 7th St and contacted a female known to be the girlfriend of robbery suspect Christopher Michael Hastings. His girlfriend, Brandy Thompson denied knowing Hastings real identity. While detectives were speaking to her they observed a male matching the description of Hastings step out of a bedroom in the residence. She told them that male’s name was Tim.
Detectives interviewed him further and he admitted to his role in the robberies at Walgreens and Tesoro that occurred on September 17th. Hastings was taken into custody without incident and transported to the jail.
Two other suspects in the robberies have been identified by detectives. Charges for armed robbery are pending at the Prosecutors office on a 39 year- old female and a 28 year- old male, both of Coeur d’Alene. Their names will be provided once they are formally charged.