$75K bond set for woman arrested in connection with several robberies in west Houston, police say

Lisa Marie Coleman, 58, has been charged with three counts of robbery by threat and kidnapping, police say (Houston Police Department Robbery Division)

HOUSTON – A woman who police say was involved in a series of robberies that occurred in west Houston has been arrested.

Lisa Marie Coleman, 58, has been charged with three counts of robbery by threat and kidnapping in connection with four crimes dated from Nov. 15, 2022, to Dec. 13, 2022.

In one of the robberies, the victim stated that although she was dressed nicely, she smelled “heavily of body odor,” police said.

During her Monday’s court appearance, the judge set her bond at $75,000. Her bond conditions include drug testing and 24 hour house arrest.

Police said Coleman was charged in the following robberies:

  • Nov. 15, 2022 - Coleman approached a victim at a parking garage in the 5500 block of Weslayan at around 6 p.m. Police said she asked the victim for money and at the same time, the victim told police that Coleman “had her right hand inside her pocket. leading to believe that she might had a gun.” Coleman forced the victim to drive her to several ATMs and withdraw money from her account. They were able to escape, but Coleman had fled the scene, according to police.
  • Dec. 20, 2022: The suspect walked into a sandwich shop at the 6100 block of Westheimer at around 9:20 p.m. The suspect walked up to the cashier, displayed a threatening note, and demanded money. The cashier complied with the suspect and gave her the money from the cash drawer. The suspect left the restaurant on foot.
  • Dec. 21, 2022: The suspect walked into a hotel at the 5100 block of Westheimer at around 4:50 p.m. The suspect walked up to the cashier, displayed a threatening note, and demanded money. The cashier complied with the suspect and gave her the money from the cash drawer. The suspect left the restaurant on foot.
  • Dec. 23, 2022: The suspect walked into a bank, located in the 7900 block of Westheimer, at around 5:20 p.m., and approached the teller. Police said she displayed a threatening note and demanded money. The teller complied with the suspect and gave her the money from the cash drawer. The suspect fled the location in a dark colored sedan.

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