Laura Beth Connar Arrested In May Robbery At King's Lodge

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - by Hollie Webb
Laura Beth Connar
Laura Beth Connar

A Chattanooga woman was recently arrested for taking part in a conspiracy to commit robbery that happened in May.

According to police, Denise Wilkinson was staying at the King's Lodge when he invited a woman to his room. He told police that shortly after she left, he heard a knock at his door.

 He said at this point, two armed men forced their way in. While one man held him at gunpoint, the other searched his room.

 Mr. Wilkinson said the men took his laptop, Ipad, gun, identification, bank card and cash.

 Surveillance footage showed the men wearing dark clothing, with one of them wearing a motorcycle helmet.

 The three suspects were later identified as 30-year-old Laura Beth Connar, Brian Pemberton, and Charles Johnson.

 Ms. Connar was charged with criminal conspiracy and aggravated robbery. She is scheduled to appear before General Sessions Court Judge David Bales on Oct. 7.


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