Second suspect in pizza robbery caught Print E-mail
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Thursday, 16 November 2017 00:00

A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection to the armed robbery of a pizza delivery man who was robbed at gun point while making a delivery on Ebony Street on October 30, 2017. He has been identified as 26-year-old Ian Jenkins Jr., an unemployed resident of a Mayflower Street address.

Jenkins Jr., who was unrepresented, appeared before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford on Friday, November 10, 2017. There he was read a single charge of robbery to which he pleaded not guilty. Due to the nature of the offense, he was denied bail and remanded into custody until December 21, 2017.

Jenkins Jr. now joins his accused accomplice, 21-year-old Norman Vernon Jr. who was arraigned last week Wednesday, November 1, 2017 on the same charge.

The allegation made against the duo is that on Monday, October 30, 2017, they stole 2 large pizzas valued at $67, a black wallet containing $150.00 in different denominations, a JEC shop ticket for $60, registration papers for a motorcycle valued at $25, a sticker from Home Protector valued at $100, another sticker valued at $65.00, a social security card valued at $25, and a driver’s license valued at $60, all to a total of $507.50. The items were stolen from Yonardo Rash with the use of firearm.