Money from armed robbery recovered in trunk of car

BARBOUR COUNTY, GA (WTVM) – Barbour County deputies tell News Leader 9 they have recovered money believed was taken in a December 3rd armed robbery.

We are told that day about $3,000 was taken from Lynn's Cash and Carry in Eufaula, AL.

Sheriff Leroy Upshaw says he had received information that the money taken in that robbery was in Clayton, AL inside the trunk of an older model Ford LTD.

The vehicle in question was found in a vacant lot on Jennings Street. We are told the owner of the car is not a suspect in the robbery and cooperated fully with the sheriff's office.

A satchel containing more than $3,000 was found.

Three people have already been arrested and charged with the armed  robbery:

Howard Fairure, 56, of Eufaula
Vincent Devose Jr., 31, of Eufaula
Marcus Screws, 30, of Eufaula.

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