KPD: Two of three men arrested after armed home invasion in West Knoxville


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Police are searching for the last of three men accused of breaking into a West Knoxville home last month and holding a family at gunpoint in order to steal one wallet and a PlayStation video game console, court records show.

Abdul Kadir-Sayyid Penn, 18, and Calvin Lalique Roper, 20, were arrested after the Jan. 15 home invasion on Glen Brook Drive. They face charges including three counts of aggravated kidnapping and one count of aggravated burglary.

The third suspect in the home invasion, whom police asked the News Sentinel not to name in this story, remains at large.

At 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 15, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a reported home invasion in the 6700 block of Glen Brook Drive. 

A female resident told police she was inside her bedroom when she heard a loud noise

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Police arrest suspect wanted in January’s brazen armed robbery at local convenience store

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — Police have arrested a man who they believe was the gunman in January’s violent armed robbery in Gaston County that was caught on camera.

Back in late January, NBC Charlotte received a dramatic surveillance video that captured a gunman robbing the Lowell Mini Mart on McAdenville Road and attacking a clerk and her teenage son right in front of the clerk’s 4-year-old grandson.

Police arrested Deonte Brice Wednesday in connection with January’s brutal attack. He’s being held under $500,000 secured bond.

Brice will appear in court Thursday afternoon on the following charges: robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen vehicle and assault with a deadly weapon.

Brice’s mugshot is from Monday’s arrest after he was accused of boarding a school bus as a registered sex offender.

Investigators previously said Brice boarded a bus filled with Bessemer City Primary School Students back in January despite being banned from any premises “that have a primary purpose of caring for children.”

Brice was convicted of indecent liberties with a

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Man arrested after string of armed robberies in midtown Sacramento

The Sacramento Police Department announced the arrest of a 21-year-old man suspected in a series of armed robberies in midtown Sacramento.

The agency withheld the suspect’s name and mugshot on Tuesday, saying detectives were still investigating the case.


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The most recent armed robbery was reported just before 8 p.m. Friday at a business on 17th and T streets. The suspect’s photograph, captured on a store surveillance system, was shared by the department on several social media platforms, including Facebook and Nextdoor.

Two other similar incidents were reported to the Police Department in the past three weeks, said Sgt. Vance Chandler. One happened just before 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16,

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Former Disney star Adam Hicks arrested for alleged armed robbery in Burbank – KFSN

Actor and former Disney Channel star Adam Hicks has been arrested on suspicion of multiple armed robberies.

Hicks, 25, and one other person, identified as actress Danni Tamburro, 23, were arrested Wednesday, just hours after a series of robberies reported in Burbank.

The first incident was reported at 5:15 a.m., when a 52-year-old man was walking in the area of Burbank Boulevard and Griffith Park Drive and he was approached by a male armed with a handgun.

The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim and demanded his wallet. Fearing for his life, the victim ran away and was able to escape to safety, according to a press release from the Burbank Police Department.

As police officers investigated the first robbery, three other armed street robberies occurred within minutes of each other, police said. All three took place in the Burbank hillside community and involved unsuspecting victims out for a walk.

The victims all provided similar descriptions of the suspect and his vehicle, a dark-colored Kia with at least two occupants, police said.

Not long after, an alert resident called police after spotting a suspicious car that matched the description in the 1600 block of Scott Road.

Officers found the car with stolen property and detained a

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Man arrested in May armed robbery of woman’s Belle of Baton Rouge jackpot

A Baton Rouge man accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint in May of $1,700 in cash that she won after hitting the jackpot at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino was arrested on Saturday, police said.

The woman told Baton Rouge police she was sitting in a vehicle in the 1100 block of St. Joseph Street around 8:30 a.m. on May 13 when a man later identified as 24-year-old Donnell Cobbing, came up to her and demanded her purse, according to an arrest report.

After the woman refused, Cobbing pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded it again, police said. He ran away after taking her purse, with at least $1,700 in cash in it, according to the report.

An acquaintance of the victim, who was with her when she was robbed, identified Cobbing to police. He was arrested Saturday on a warrant that had been issued on Aug. 31 for his arrest.

Cobbing, of 1520 Utah St., Baton Rouge, was booked in Parish Prison on armed robbery. A mugshot for Cobbing was not immediately available.

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Homeless man charged with armed robbery of Cumberland Farms






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A homeless man was taken into custody Friday evening after police said he robbed a Cumberland Farms convenience store on Merritt Island earlier that day.

Brevard County deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Cumberland Farms in the 1300 block of North Courtenay Parkway around 2:30 a.m. 

A store clerk said Arthur Bell, 22, walked around the counter and whispered to her to give him the money from the register, according to police reports. 

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She told Bell he wasn’t allowed behind the counter and tried to push him away. She told police Bell was holding box cutter.

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Armed and dangerous suspect caught, bringing total to 5 arrests

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – A man who police consider armed and dangerous was able to elude police Wednesday morning. His arrest was announced Friday morning.

At about 10 a.m., someone called police who noticed several wanted people armed with weapons. When police arrived in the 400 block of Iowa Avenue, they found a stolen motorcycle in the area. The neighborhood is near E. Platte Avenue and N. Union Boulevard.

As police approached a nearby home where the suspects were located, authorities say Nathaniel Marquez “rapidly fled the area” in a stolen white Ford Focus. Detectives tried to find the vehicle, but say Marquez got away. On Friday, his arrest was announced. Police also tweeted his mugshot.

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