Third person arrested after string of armed robberies
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:51:27 GMT —
Florence deputies have arrested and charged Deshawn Allen, 18, of Darlington with five counts of Armed Robbery With a Deadly Weapon.
Captain Michael M. Nunn says Allen was arrested Monday after a vehicle pursuit and a foot chase which ended on Church Street. A police officer was injured in that pursuit, he continues to recover.
FCSO Investigators say Allen was wanted in connection to two armed robberies that happened last Wednesday on West Lucas Street in Florence County.
Captain Nunn says Allen, along with Issac Teon Pryor and Jashawn Lowery who have also been taken into custody, are accused of holding several victims at gunpoint while they were robbed of money, firearms and cell phones.
If convicted, each could face up to 30 years in prison.
The investigation continues and additional arrests are possible.