On August 4th, 2018 at the 7-Eleven located at 8540 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee a man entered the convenience store armed with a silver and black handgun, approached the cash register and demanded the clerk give him cash.
An additional armed robbery in Lake County was found to be related and Osceola County Sheriff’s Office detectives and Lake County Sheriff’s Office detectives worked together to solve the case.
During a traffic stop in Lake County on August 10th deputies identified, 18 year old Leandro Javier Obenauer as the suspect for both the robberies. Obernauer was arrested and charged with armed robbery with a firearm and is currently being held at the Lake County Department of Corrections.
Anyone with information about similar criminal activity is always encouraged to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office or through Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 dollars. https://crimeline.org/