COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Three suspects have been arrested for several armed robberies that have been occurring at local Columbus businesses since April.
Lakendrick Demond Davis, 33, Kenneth Watts, 22, and Brandon James Nickerson, 22 were arrested and charged with 29 counts of armed robbery, criminal attempt armed robbery and aggravated assault.
On July 31 at approximately 11:38 p.m. officers responded to an armed robbery at the Money Back on Veterans Parkway. An unknown male dressed in all black and armed with a handgun entered the store and demanded money. The suspect then fled the story, getting into a silver vehicle with two other unknown black males.
Police followed a silver 2009 Toyota Corolla traveling eastbound on Beaver Run Road. They stopped the car, and evidence in the vehicle included weapons and currency taken from the business.
Since April 2013 Columbus has had a number of armed robberies at local businesses. The suspects were unknown black males dressed in all black carrying an assault style weapon and handgun. The suspects were seen at several armed robberies arriving or leaving in a silver sedan.
The following is a list of businesses that were robbed by the individuals:
Armed Robbery on 04-20-13: Circle K located at 1715 South Lumpkin Road
Armed Robbery on 05-27-13: Circle K located at 3274 Victory Drive
Criminal Attempt Armed Robbery on 05-27-13: Circle K located at 2102 Wynnton Road
Armed Robbery on 06-09-13: Circle K at 2233 Fort Benning Road
Armed Robbery on 06-24-13: Lucky Food Mart located at 2026 Floyd Road
Armed Robbery on 07-11-13: Starship Enterprises Located at 4402 Veterans Parkway
Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault on 07-15-13: Starship Enterprises Located at 4402 Veterans Parkway:
Armed Robbery on 07-15-13: Circle K Located at 3720 Macon Road.
Armed Robbery on 07-31-13: Money Back at Veterans Parkway