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Fayetteville bank robbery suspect arrested in Jonesboro

Fayette County Sheriff's Office detectives Thomas Mindar (left) and Walter Watson take bank robbery suspect

Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies took into custody today a suspect they say robbed the Fidelity Bank near Fayetteville last Wednesday. Apollo Cornelius Tumbling, 37, of Jonesboro has been charged with Armed Robbery and taken to the Fayette County Jail. Read more in Wednesday’s print editions of Fayette County News and Today in Peachtree City.

Two Fayetteville Waffle House locations robbed in two days

  Fayetteville Police are investigating a second Waffle House armed robbery in two days, and they are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspects. According to reports, a Monday 12;17 a.m. armed robbery took place at the Waffle House at 700 North Glynn Street (Hwy. 85) just south of the Hwy.… Continue reading Two Fayetteville Waffle House locations robbed in two days

Police searching for Walgreen’s robber

This security video image shows the suspect holding a gun to a Fayetteville Walgreen's pharmacist. (Photo provided by Fayetteville Police Department)

An “armed and extremely dangerous” robber is on the run after hitting three Walgreen’s pharmacies in three cities, say Fayetteville Police, and in each case the man is said to have been after prescription drugs. According to Lieutenant Mike Whitlow, public information officer with the Fayetteville Police Department, an early-20s black male wearing blue jeans,… Continue reading Police searching for Walgreen’s robber

Fayetteville Police tracking Sunday armed robbery suspects

  Two men suspected of not being Carolina Panthers or Denver Broncos fans are now being tracked down by Fayetteville Police for an armed robbery that reportedly took place around 8:43 p.m. at the Flash Foods convenience store located at the corner of highways 85 and 314. It is also possible the men, described as… Continue reading Fayetteville Police tracking Sunday armed robbery suspects

Craigslist armed robbery trial declared mistrial

Armed Robbery defendant Joshua Wright took the stand to testify in his own trial. (Staff photo by Danny Harrison)

The weeklong Armed Robbery trial of Joshua Wright ended in a mistrial late Friday and looks likely to be retried in February. Wright and his Fayette County High School classmates Armoni Strozier and Malik Miles were arrested and charged in March 2014 on three counts of Armed Robbery after they allegedly lured people on the… Continue reading Craigslist armed robbery trial declared mistrial