Lt. Robert Harbison of the Cleveland Criminal Investigations Division received a tip on Thursday regarding a possible suspect involved in the armed robbery at the Pilot gas station, which occurred on Wednesday.
Detectives followed up at an address and observed a black Nissan Altima matching the description of the suspect vehicle given by witnesses. Detectives made contact with the Ethan Bowers, 23, of Cleveland, who matched the description represented in surveillance video obtained from the scene.
Bowers was placed in custody and transported to the Cleveland Police Department where he confessed to the robbery. Bowers was cooperative and a large portion of the stolen cash was recovered.