Georgia police arrest violent duo wanted in armored car robberies, murder www.privateofficer.com
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.March 31 2011 — Gwinnett County police announced two arrests in connection with a series of ATM and armored car robberies in Metro Atlanta over the past 5 months.
Stacy Lamont Dooley and Quinton Lamar Booker have been charged in the series of eight armed robberies and the murder of an armored car guard beginning last fall.
Police captured the men at about 9 a.m. Wednesday on Georgia 141 near Medlock Bridge Road when authorities blocked their vehicle.
Three of the robberies happened in Gwinnett County, including the Mall of Georgia Bank of America branch on Nov. 11, the Snellville Wells Fargo branch on Nov. 29, and inside the Mall of Georgia on Dec. 7. An armored car guard fired at one of the suspects in the Mall of Georgia holdup.
Gwinnett County detectives took the lead in the investigation after the March 15 shooting death of an armored car guard in front of a Toco Hills Kroger store in DeKalb County.
Dooley is charged with three counts of armed robbery and two counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery for the robberies in Gwinnett County. Booker is charged with three counts of armed robbery for the Gwinnett County robberies. The pair face possible additional charges. Officials said the investigation remains open and that other suspects may be involved in the case.
Charges in the homicide will be investigated by DeKalb County Police.