Two Arrested For Involvement in Dollar General Armed Robbery

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MACON, Ga – Two people have been arrested by Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies for their involvement in an armed robbery in Macon.

Deputies arrested 18 year old Juan Malik Parker and 27 year old Jasmine James. Deputies say Parker robbed the Dollar General at 3407 Napier Avenue just after 8:30 Saturday morning. Deputies said James was Parker’s getaway driver.

Deputies said Parker entered the store with a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. After getting some cash, he ran. No one was injured during the robbery.

Both Parker and James are charged with armed robbery and were taken to the Bibb County Jail. They’re both being held without bond.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


Juan Malik Parker

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.