Nine arrested for July holdups in Lynchburg; one suspect is 12 years old

Markell Covington

Markell Covington

Sanchez Harris

Sanchez Harris

De'Quone Roberson

De’Quone Roberson

Lynchburg Police say nine people are now charged for a series of armed robberies in July, two of them on Euclid Avenue and one on Fillmore street. Two of holdups involved pizza delivery drivers and one was a woman whose car had become disabled. The suspects range in age from 12 to 24, and most of the suspects are minors.

(Continue reading for the full Lynchburg Police news release.)

From Lynchburg Police: The Lynchburg Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division has been actively investigating a series of armed robberies that occurred during the month of July. Two of the robberies involved pizza delivery drivers and one involved a female motorist whose vehicle had become disabled on Euclid Ave. The robberies occurred as follows:

July 21, 2016 11:35pm         900 block of Euclid Ave    (pizza delivery)

* * * 8 suspects involved, violent assault of driver

July 30, 2016  1:00am            800 block of Fillmore St    (pizza delivery)

* * * 5 suspects involved, armed robbery

July 30, 2016  4:00pm           700 block of Euclid Ave    (motorist)

* * * 2 suspects involved, armed robbery

 

In two of these robberies a firearm was used. As a result of these ongoing investigations, nine suspects were identified and subsequently arrested or have warrants pending. They are as follows:

 Sanchez Harris age18 of Lynchburg In Custody

3 cts    Robbery

2 cts    Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

2 cts    Assault by Mob

2 cts    Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

1 ct      Credit Card Theft

1 ct      Reckless Handling of a Firearm

1 ct      Assault & Battery

 

  • Dequone Roberson age 18 of Lynchburg In Custody

2 cts    Robbery

2 cts    Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

2 cts    Assault by Mob

1 ct      Accessory to Robbery

1 ct      Accessory to Grand Larceny

1 ct      Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

 

  • Markell Covington age 19 of Lynchburg In Custody

1 ct      Robbery

1 ct      Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

1 ct      Assault by Mob

 

  • Juvenile age 12 of Lynchburg In Custody

2 cts    Robbery

2 cts    Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

2 cts    Assault by Mob

1 ct      Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

 

  • Juvenile age 14 of Lynchburg In Custody

1 ct      Robbery

1 ct      Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

1 ct      Assault by Mob

1 ct      Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

 

  • Juvenile age 14 of Lynchburg In Custody

2 cts    Robbery

2 cts    Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

2 cts    Assault by Mob

1 ct      Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony

 

  • Juvenile age 14 of Lynchburg In Custody

1 ct      Robbery

1 ct      Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

1 ct      Assault by Mob

 

  • Juvenile age 15 of Lynchburg In Custody

1 ct      Robbery

1 ct      Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

  • ct Assault by Mob

 

  • Dejon Carr age 24 of Lynchburg   In Custody

1 ct Robbery

1 ct Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

1 ct Assault by Mob

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