Norfolk Police arrest man in connection with string of robberies

Posted at 10:59 AM, Apr 16, 2018

Johnnie Jones, 60

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to three armed robberies and one attempted armed robbery over the course of two days.

60-year-old Johnnie N. Jones, has been charged with three counts of robbery, one count of attempted robbery, four counts of using a firearm during the commission of a felony and eluding police.

Police say the first robbery occurred at the CVS at 972 E. Little Creek Road around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

The attempted robbery occurred at the CVS at 3200 Lafayette Boulevard around 9:10 p.m. Sunday.

Johnnie N. Jones surveillance images

The second successful robbery occurred at the Walgreens at 115 W. Little Creek Road around 9:25 p.m. Sunday.

The third robbery happened at the Walgreens on W. 21st Street around 10:15 a.m. Monday.

During all of the robberies, the suspect was armed with a gun. No one was injured.

After the robbery at the Walgreens on W. 21st Street, officers found the suspect's car parked in the 800 block of E. Little Creek Road. Officers secured a perimeter and eventually took the suspect into custody.

Jones is currently being held in the Norfolk City Jail without bond.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 12th.

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