Two accused of robbing multiple Beach 7-Eleven stores

Posted at 5:11 PM, Jul 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-27 17:19:20-04

According to police, two people have been arrested and charged for allegedly robbing several 7-Eleven stores in the city.

The suspects have been identified as 25-year-old Anthony Wayne Prather of the 4200 block of Thalia Forest Lane and Marlena Rae Wielechowski, 20, of the 5000 block of La Ray Drive.

Police say the 3011 Silina Drive, 4961 Euclid Road, and the 200 Aragona Boulevard locations were robbed.

They say the robberies took place between June 24 and July 24, 2012. In all three robberies, they say the suspect entered the stores after midnight, displayed a weapon and demanded money from the clerks.

No one was injured.

Prather has been charged with three counts of robbery, three counts of use of a firearm, two counts of conspiracy, and driving on suspended/revoked license.

Wielechowski is facing two counts of robbery and two counts of conspiracy.

Both are being held in the Virginia Beach Correctional Facility without bond.

This case remains under investigation.