Man stabbed in northwest apartment during robbery

27-year-old Larry Shane Denney, left, 25-year-old Mark Perkins, middle, 21-year-old Richard Poulin, right were all following a burglary.


On Feb. 10 at around 12:40 a.m., Pima County Sheriff deputies responded to a burglary in progress at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of West Ina Road.

When deputies arrived, they learned three males kicked in an apartment door and assaulted the 20-year-old male who lived there. When the victim’s 19-year-old girlfriend came out of the bedroom to see what was happening, she was also assaulted.

During the assault, the male victim was stabbed multiple times. He was transported to a local trauma center with life threatening injuries. The female victim refused medical treatment.

The Sheriff’s Department Robbery Assault Unit responded and took over the investigation.

They were able to identify the three suspects involved in the assault. Detectives located and arrested 21-year-old Richard Poulin, 25-year-old Mark Perkins, and 27-year-old Larry Shane Denney.

They were transported to the Pima County Adult Detention Center and booked on the following charges:

• Attempted 1st Degree Murder

• Aggravated Robbery

• Aggravated Assault

• Armed Robbery

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call 9-1-1 or 88 CRIME.

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