Media Fact Sheet


Date: February 5, 2024

Location: Meyer Rd./SR 930

Time: 5:30 AM


On Feb. 3, 2024 at approximately 5:30 am FWPD officers attempted a traffic stop of a white Chevy Cobalt at Meyer Rd. and SR 930.  The vehicle refused to stop leading officers on a pursuit.  During the course of the pursuit the suspect bailed from the vehicle and fled on foot.  The suspect was arrested a short time later in the area of 1300 Estella Ave without incident.  The suspect, Billy Bennett Jr. is wanted in connection to multiple robberies.  We would like to thank FWPD operations officers and Detectives for their efforts in this arrest.

Suspect Arrested #1: Billy Bennett Jr., 35 years of age.
Preliminary Charges: Armed Robbery, Level 3 Felony
Preliminary Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement/Vehicle, Level 5 Felony
Preliminary Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement/Foot, A Misd.
Preliminary Charges: Warrant: Failure to Appear (Possession of Firearm by Serious Violent Felon).