Teens charged in January robbery

Published On: Apr 04 2014 06:16:49 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 04 2014 06:19:19 PM EDT

Bradford County Sheriff's Office booking photos of Derrick Smith Jr. and Dillon Stephens

STARKE, Fla. -

Police in Starke said they've solved a third robbery while investigating two others that happened last week.

They said Sam's Discount Liquor on South Walnut Street was robbed by two men Jan. 29.

While investigating robberies of a Little Caesar's Pizza and an Island Food Store last week, police said they charged Derrick Smith Jr., 19, with armed robbery and grand theft.

Police said they also charged 16-year-old Dillon Stephens in the robbery.

They said he was also charged with burglary, grand theft, felony criminal mischief and dealing in stolen property for a burglary to the Delta Food Store on East Brownlee Street in December.


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