Man arrested for armed robbery, police looking for two other suspects

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WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Warner Robins Police have arrested one man and are looking for two other suspects officers say were involved in an armed robbery Monday night.

According to a news release from the police department, officers responded to a call about someone pointing a pistol in a room at the Motel 6 at 1440 Watson Boulevard just before 5:30 p.m. Monday. Through their investigation, officers determined it was an armed robbery and they were able to locate the suspects involved. Police say prescription medication was also taken from the victim during the robbery.

21 year old Michael Maddox has been arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Xanax with Intent, Possession of Oxycodone with Intent, and Possession of Drugs not in the Original Container. Police say a pistol was also recovered in addition to the drugs.

Officers say two other suspects were involved and warrants are expected in the near future.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Karmen Thompson at (478)302-5380 or the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.


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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.