Published On: Tue, Oct 6th, 2015

Third arrest made in Southside Craig’s List robberies

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craigslistA third arrest was made Sunday in a string of robberies targeting individuals attempting to buy or sell items advertised online. Tevin Jackson, 19, was arrested the Chatham County Annex and charged with robbery. Metro investigators linked Jackson to two robberies occurring Sept. 14 in which citizens attempting to purchase or sell items advertised on Craig’s List were victimized, one at K-Mart on West Montgomery Cross Road and the other at Savannah Mall on Abercorn Street. Ciara Rentz, 20, and Maurice Benton, 19,  were arrested earlier in three similar incidents on Savannah’s south side, including the two in which Jackson is suspected. Rentz is charged with two counts of theft by receiving stolen property. Benton is charged with making false statements. Detectives are working to determine whether the three suspects are connected to other incidents targeting Craig’s List users. This investigation continues.

Source: SCMPD.ORG – New Arrest in Southside Craig’s List Robberies

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