Friday, May 8, 2009

Armed Robbery Arrests

On May 8th 2009 at approximately 4:30 AM Martinsburg Police arrested four individuals on the charges of obstructing an officer and later two of these individuals were also arrested for armed robbery. This incident occurred at 519 Virginia Ave. Martinsburg WV.

In regards to this incident Martinsburg Police were called to the area of the 500 block of Virginia Ave. for suspicious persons in which one may have been in the possession of a firearm.

Upon officers arrival the investigation revealed that these subjects entered the residence of 519 Virginia Ave. and a voluntary consent to search was obtained. Cpl J. Darby of the Martinsburg Police Department located and seized a loaded 9 MM Ruger semi auto pistol and a small quantity of controlled substances (Marijuana).

During the initial call for service the Martinsburg Police Department also received a call from a victim advising that he was robbed at gun point by two individuals while in the 500 block of Virginia Ave.

The ensuing investigation resulted in four individuals at 519 Virginia Ave. being charged with obstructing an officer and all four of these subjects were transported to the Martinsburg Police Department.

The victim of the robbery, Saja B. Mohamed 30 years of age and listing an address in Gaithersburg Maryland advised he was robbed of his wallet and $10.00 while in the 500 block of Virginia Ave. He also positively identified one of the robbers while at the police department.

This defendant whom was identified by the victim provided Martinsburg Detectives an audio taped statement advising of his actions concerning this incident and also identified the other individual involved.

James Cornell Evans Sr. DOB 1 18 77 of 838 Spruce Street Hagerstown Md.
Charged with Obstructing an Officer.

James Edward Teat Jr. DOB 11 20 81 of 111 Elizabeth St. Apt. 1 Hagerstown Md.
Charged with Obstructing an Officer.

Ernest Eugene Davis Jr. DOB 8 5 73 of 1018 Linwood Road Hagerstown Md.
Charged with Obstructing an Officer and Armed Robbery.

Eric Dwayne Dickerson DOB 9 9 72 of 303 Woodport Ave. Hagerstown Md.
Charged with Obstructing an officer and Armed Robbery.
All four subjects were arraigned by State Magistrate Joan Bragg and the two charged with armed robbery are currently incarcerated in the Eastern Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

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