TPD investigating Saturday robbery | Local News

THOMASVILLE — Two suspects are in custody immediately after authorities explained they traveled from out of state to dedicate a robbery at a nearby advantage shop.

On Saturday at close to 12:40 p.m., officers responded to Krishna’s Corner located on 1060 West Jackson Street in reference to preliminary studies of a theft.

“When we got there and started out investigating it, we discovered that we actually had a robbery,” Toby Knifer, Thomasville Police Division Legal Investigations Division commander, reported.

During the investigation, police identified the two suspects associated in the robbery—one dressed in business enterprise apparel, and just one dressed in a building employee apparel.

Even though 1 suspect distracted the retail store clerk, the other suspect went into the retail store office and stole an not known amount of money of dollars, authorities said.

It was not right up until the retailer clerk discovered the suspect coming from the workplace spot with the stolen money that the suspects fled in a white auto.

“Fortunately, the clerk was capable to seize some photos of the suspects’ auto which provided the tag range,” Knifer mentioned.

Officers learned later on that the getaway car was a rental automobile from a Hertz found in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Immediately after sending out a mass inform to encompassing organizations of their look for for the suspects, Thomasville law enforcement have been notified that law enforcement from the Talladega County (Alabama) Drug and Violent Job Pressure stopped the suspects just south of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

The suspects were being arrested, and authorities uncovered a huge total of money, together with the clothing that matched the suspects’ description throughout the robbery.

Thomasville detectives linked a different store theft that the suspects are thought to be included in. 

“We also learned that they had several other merchants they experienced visited prior to the theft and recovered proof in individuals areas as very well,” Knifer said. “We do have the proof that suggests they were attempting to enter other offices at other connivence retailers.”

Edward Cummins and Derek Pogue are billed with theft, together with other pending expenses. 

Law enforcement are investigating to ensure the actual greenback amount stolen and to expose any other retailers impacted by the suspects. 

“We’re asking any other advantage retailer clerks that have been functioning on Saturday if they understand the car or truck and the suspects that entered their keep to evaluate their online video surveillance to see if there are any other crimes we need to examine,” Knifer reported.

Knifer also claimed there could be other outlets that fell sufferer to the suspects’ techniques outside of Thomas County. 

“We are wanting into the probability of them remaining concerned in many others involving Thomasvile and Memphis, Tennessee,” he claimed.