Facebook Photo has Armed Robber Facing 10-20-Life

By: Gadsden County Sheriff's Office Release
By: Gadsden County Sheriff's Office Release

Quincy, Florida - August 30, 2011 -

A Gadsden County man was arrested yesterday for the armed robbery of the Country Store at 5667 Old Bainbridge Highway in Quincy, Florida. GCSO Deputies and investigators responded an armed robbery Saturday August 27th, 2011 at approximately 11:36 am. The clerk advised that a male subject, later identified as 19-year-old Malcom Jamal Marshall of Quincy, Florida, entered the store earlier that morning making a small purchase. Marshall returned later to make a small purchase and when the clerk turned away Marshall approached the clerk from behind with a gun.

The clerk stated that Marshal then demanded cash from the register. That’s when the clerk opened the register and Marshall removed $250-300 in cash. Marshall then demanded that the clerk move to a secluded part of the store where the clerk indicates they began to immediately fear for their life. The clerk began to plead to Marshall no to kill them, but Marshall continued to force the clerk to the rear of the store.

As they moved from behind the counter the clerk made a run for the door where they ran towards the highway and began attempting to flag down help. Marshall later exited the store and entered an old Buick or Oldsmobile and fled southbound on Old Bainbridge Highway.

Deputies who responded to the scene were led to a picture of Marshall by the clerk who identified him with a photo from Facebook. An official photo of Marshall was produced by deputies and the clerk again identified Marshall as the suspect. Attempts to locate Marshall that day were unsuccessful.

On Monday, August 29, 2011, GCSO investigators met with Marshall where he confessed to committing the armed robbery. Marshall was booked into the Gadsden County Jail on charges of armed robbery with a firearm.

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