A suspect has been arrested for a knife-point robbery at a northwest Spokane convenience store last November.
Christopher Jeremy Jay Eby, 35, is jailed on a first-degree robbery charge for a Nov. 13 hold-up at Zip Trip, 2020 W. Francis Ave, that netted $58.
Police identified him as a suspect through witness reports of a 1994 Pontiac Grand Am in the area. Police say Eby and his wife drove the car to the area earlier that day from a home in Nine Mile Falls.
The couple were living at a home in the 6200 block of North Maple Street.
Spokane police Detective Jeff Barrington said in court documents completed June 14 that Eby matches surveillance video of the robber. Deputy Prosectuor Mark Cipolla charged Eby with first-degree robbery on June 19, and he was arrested Thursday night.
Eby's last felony conviction in Spokane County was for possession of heroin in 2009. He also has convictions from the early 1990s for third-degree assault, first-degree malicious mischief, second-degree burglary and taking a motor vehicle without permission.