Tallahassee, Florida (Press Release) --
The Leon County Sheriff’s Office and the Tallahassee Police Department have solved a series of robberies. On Friday, September 3, 2010 a concerned citizen provided information to detectives from LCSO’s Violent Crimes Unit and Investigators from TPD’s Violent Crimes Unit. The citizen provided information that enabled detectives to serve a search warrant at 1320 Conklin Street #31. During the search warrant, detectives recovered clothing and a firearm.
LCSO also located Christopher Adams, 20, Adrian Jackson, 30, Jarmaal Cowart, 32, and Jeremiah Franklin, 16. Through interviews, video surveillance and forensic evidence, detectives and investigators believe all four men are connected to the following robberies:
Express Lane – 5648 Blountstown Highway - 06-21-10 (LCSO)
Family Dollar Store – 4753 Blountstown Highway - 06-26-10 (LCSO)
Family Dollar Store – 4753 Blountstown Highway - 07-18-10 (LCSO)
Family Dollar Store – Capital Circle Southeast (TPD)
McDonald’s – 3398 Capital Circle Northeast (TPD)
Winn Dixie – Paul Russell Road (Attempt only) (TPD)
Express Lane – 3417 Fred George Road (TPD)
Burger King – 3570 Apalachee Parkway (TPD)
Dollar General Store – 3802 North Monroe (TPD)
Sheriff Larry Campbell stated, “This case proves that the public does possess the ability to positively impact our community by working with law enforcement. It’s also a great example of how well the two agencies work together to accomplish the goal of making Leon County a safer place to live.”
Detectives and Investigators are continuing to examine evidence in other cases as well, in order to determine if the group is responsible for any other robberies in the area. These investigations
are continuing and additional charges are likely.