Couple Wanted for Madison Robbery Arrested in South Carolina

A suspect in an armed robbery and his alleged accomplice were taken into custody Monday night in York County, S.C., following a five-hour standoff with U.S. Marshals and York County Sheriff’s Department SWAT.

Jamaal D. Lee, 35, Stoughton faces a charge of armed robbery.

Emily R. Johns, 34, Oregon, was arrested on felony warrant and for a probation violation.

The Madison robbery happened Oct. 26 when police were sent to the 400 block of N. Segoe Rd, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.

The victim reported that he met the suspect through Facebook Marketplace and arranged to buy a cell phone, however the phone he intended to sell was not operational.

The suspect noticed that the victim had his own cell phone.

The suspect showed a handgun and took the victim’s phone.

The suspect fled in a maroon SUV occupied by an adult female and a baby in a car seat, however police have since learned that the baby had been in the care of a family member in Dane County while the pair was on the run.

The arrested duo are also suspects in an armed robbery that took place in Minnesota.

For more go to WKOW: https://wkow.com/news/2018/11/20/couple-connected-to-madison-robbery-arrested-after-a-standoff-in-south-carolina/

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