On June 23rd, 2012 at approximately 3 A.M., Laurel Police responded to the 14300 block of Chapel Cove Drive, Laurel, Maryland for the report of an armed robbery. Patrol officers responded and spoke with the two victims. The victims stated that three black males, carrying handguns, approached them in the 14300 block of Chapel Cove and took the victim’s wallet and iPhone and fled the area.
While leaving the scene, Laurel Police noticed a gray Nissan occupied by four black males in the 8000 block of Cherry Lane, Laurel, Maryland. The subjects matched the description given by the victims. A traffic stop was conducted and the officer saw a wallet matching the victims inside the car. The suspects were positively identified and arrested. The wallet and iPhone belonging to the victim were recovered from the car.
The arrestees were identified as:
Jonathan Jabari Swinton, DOB, 08/28/1993 of the 8000 block of Ashford Boulevard, Laurel, Maryland.
Terrence Brown Jr., DOB, 6/17/1994, of the 14800 block of Bowie Rd., Laurel, Maryland.
Franklin Jerome Holloway, DOB, 08/18/1994, of the 4200 block of Keithwood Drive, Petersburg, Virginia.
Anthony Watts Jr., DOB, 01/29/1995, of the 3000 block of Beach Bottom Road, Laurel, Maryland.
Through further investigation conducted by the Special Operations Division, the two adults were charged with Armed Robbery, Robbery, Assault and Theft and held on bond. The two juveniles were charged as adults with Armed Robbery, Robbery, Assault and Theft and held on bond.