Alleged 'Scream' robber turns himself in

March 20, 2009 4:35:04 PM PDT
Police say the man who wore a mask from the movie 'Scream' during a robbery has turned himself in. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

A tip to Crime Stoppers led them to David Wayne Onnen, who police say robbed a Texaco station on 4,700 Navigation back on February 14. They say Onnen wore the the mask made popular by the horror flick during the holdup.

Police say Onnen confessed to a total of eight robberies in the Houston and Harris County area. Investigators said he has been charged in the 176th District Court in the following robberies:

  • Texaco station at 4700 Navigation February 14, 2009;
  • Quik Mart at 6503 Harrisburg February 14, 2009;
  • Stop & Shop at 1412 SSGT. Macario Garcia Drive March 12, 2009;
  • Stop & Shop at 5417 Harrisburg on March 13, 2009

    Contact with Onnen's family led to his surrender.

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