John M. グラハム, 33, wore a woman’s black wig, black fishnet stockings, knee-high boots, 帽子, sunglasses and a face mask when he entered a Circle K store in DeBary just before 3 午前, the Volusia Sheriff’s Office said. Graham allegedly held the clerk at gunpoint, demanding cigarettes and cash.
A responding deputy spotted a suspicious U-Haul van heading away from DeBary toward Seminole County and alerted officers to be on the lookout for the suspicious vehicle, 保安官事務所は言った.
Graham carried out a second armed robbery wearing the same disguise at a Sunoco gas station just after 4:30 午前. near Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, 当局は言った.
Daytona Beach police said that officers and K-9 units tracking the suspect found a wig discarded in a nearby shopping plaza and tire tracks. Officers also found a parked rental truck matching the description from the sheriff’s office.
直後に, police said officers located Graham and another man, identified as 24-year-old Klandi T. ブルックス, walking through a Wawa gas station. Graham and Brooks were taken into custody after officers noticed Graham’s description and clothing matched the suspect in the Sunoco robbery.
Officers recovered a firearm from Graham’s waistband and keys to the rental truck from Brooks, 警察は言った.
Graham told detectives during an interview that he dressed as a woman while committing both armed robberies, 保安官事務所は言った. Brooks said he went along with Graham and helped him escape.
Graham faces multiple charges for each incident, including felony robbery with a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Brooks was charged with felony principle to robbery with a firearm in each incident.
Graham and Brooks were both being held without bond at the Volusia County Jail.