3 Arrested After Dollar Store Holdup On Highway 58; Suspects Stopped With Gloves, Cash

Friday, June 28, 2013

Chattanooga Police arrested three young men shortly after a holdup at the Dollar General Store at 5934 Highway 58 on Thursday night.

Charged with aggravated robbery and criminal conspiracy were Jassiem Robinson, 18; Todd Terrance Smith, 19, of 302 Tunnel Blvd., and Cartavius Fisher 21. Smith was also charged with possession of marijuana for resale.

Officers were dispatched to the store at 10:15 p.m.  Officers were told that two black males, wearing all black and blue surgical-type gloves with one suspect holding a black gun, came in and demanded the clerk to open the registers and the safe. 

The suspects then left and got into a blue Chevrolet Impala. 

A vehicle fitting this description was seen southbound on Highway 58. Officers stopped the vehicle and the trio was taken into custody. Officers found blue surgical gloves in the vehicle.  Over $400 in cash was found under the front passenger seat.

Police said Robinson admitted being in the store with the revolver. He said it was a BB gun and he threw it down in the woods behind the business. He said all three conspired to carry out the robbery.

Fisher said he was called by Robinson to pick up him and Smith on Highway 58. 

 



Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For Aug. 19-25

Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Aug. 19-25: Regina Lorene Brewster, 50, of 528 Red Bud Avenue, Rossville was arrested August 19 on charges of driving while license revoked and no seatbelt. Amber Nicole Howell, 28, of 601 James Street, Rossville was arrested August 19 on charges of driving while license suspended and failure to obey traffic control device. ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ARMSTRONG, JAMES ANTHONY  2701 TYNER RD CHATTANOOGA, 37363  Age at Arrest: 43 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga VIOLATION OF PROBATION(DRIVING ON REVOKED) VIOLATION OF PROBATION(DUI) --- AUSTIN, ASHLEY MESHELLE  2301 EAST 18TH STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37404  Age at Arrest: 24 years ... (click for more)

Proud To Be A Conservative Conservationist

I was born and raised in Chattanooga and was brought up to be a Tennessee conservative. That means that my family conserved our spending, our resources, and yes, even our environment.  I think we were inspired to do so because Tennessee is one of the most beautiful places in the entire United States. We have stunning mountains, wild rivers and quiet backcountry. And many of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why I Adore America

If Heather Cross weren’t married and didn’t have such a fine-looking family I’d swear I might propose. The dazzling lady just wrote a “By Gumbo! letter” to all the major news outlets in the world to inform them that half of the Pelican State is still submerged by “a 1,000-year flood” and where the heck are they with their cameras? She knows it is vital for the rest of America to ... (click for more)

Potent Baylor Continues Unbeaten Volleyball Onslaught

Another one bites the dust. Baylor’s Lady Red Raiders knocked off visiting East Hamilton, 3-0, on Monday and extended their season-opening winning streak to 15 consecutive matches. Coach Sarah Lail’s squad blistered the Lady Hurricanes by set scores of 25-10, 25-8, 25-14. “It’s definitely a great feeling,” Lail said of the impressive winning streak. “The girls have ... (click for more)

Vols' Jones: Good Game Habits Start In Practice

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –  Ninth-ranked Tennessee's season opener against Appalachian State is just three days away. Coach and assistant coaches Mike DeBord, Bob Shoop, Larry Scott and Steve Stripling provided a Mon day   update. The coaches shared how the team has prepared this week for its first true game action since the Outback Bowl in January. Butch ... (click for more)