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Armed Robbery Arrests – Three Cases Cleared

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PRESS RELEASE


07/13/2015

Director of Public Safety Wendell Turner
Statesboro Police Department
25 West Grady Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

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The Statesboro Police Department has made two arrests, Terick DeShawn Debose and Tina Tahara Fudge, both charged with multiple counts of armed robbery and other charges as a result of three armed robbery investigations.

Sonic Drive-In on South Main Street
6/25/2015 at approximately 12:30am
Debose entered the business with a handgun and demanded cash. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. No injures were reported as a result of the incident. The case was turned over to Detective Scott Brunson.

College Lane
6/29/2015 at approximately 12:30am
The victim, Lemarr Antonio Pierce, was driving on West Jones Avenue when he stopped to pick up Debose and Fudge. Debose then displayed a firearm and forced Pierce to drive to a location on College Lane. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from Pierce. Terick and Fudge both fled on foot. The case was turned over to Detective Kevin Wadley.

Eagle Inn
7/5/2015 at approximately 1:30am
Debose and Fudge were at the residence of the victim, Benjamin Franklin Pickett, located at the Eagle Inn. Debose assaulted Pickett by striking him in the head with a firearm. During the altercation the firearm was discharged, however no injuries were reported as a result of the discharge. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from Pickett. Debose and Fudge fled on foot. The case was turned over to Detective Scott Brunson.

Through further investigation, Detective Brunson identified the offenders and secured warrants for their arrest. Detective Brunson and Officer Matthew Mallard located and arrested Tina Fudge on 7/8/2015 at South Gate Apartments on Mikell Street. South Gate staff was cooperative during the arrest. Fudge also had two outstanding warrants out of Ocean County, New Jersey.

The U. S. Marshall Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Terick Debose in Augusta, Georgia on 7/10/2015.

This case is still under investigation. More charges are possible. No further information is being released at this time.

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-Offender
Terick Deshawn Debose
21 years old
B/M
Lakewood, New Jersey
Charges
3 counts                  Armed Robbery
1 count                    Kidnapping
3 counts                  Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime
2 counts                  Aggravated Assault

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-Offender
Tina Tahara Fudge
30 years old
B/F
Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Charges
2 counts                  Armed Robbery
1 count                    Kidnapping
2 counts                  Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime
1 count                    Aggravated Assault

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to“TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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