On Friday, June 29, 2012 at 8:05 A.M. officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to 2451 Watson Boulevard, Dollar General, in reference to a robbery.
Preliminary investigation revealed a white male approached a Dollar General employee as she was opening the store, threatened her with a handgun, and demanded money. He took an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on foot. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as white male, 40 years of age, approximately 6’0” in height and 200 pounds, and wearing a white shirt.
More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 478-929-6911. Information can also be submitted through TipSubmit by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637) and include keyword WRPD in the body of the text. More information about TipSubmit can be found at WRPolice.org.
UPDATE - July 9, 2012
UPDATE - July 9, 2012
James Ray Ussery (36 years of age, Centerville, Georgia) was arrested on July 2, 2012 and charged with four counts of Armed Robbery in connection with the following incidents.
- June 28, 2012 armed robbery of the Waffle House located at 12021 Watson Boulevard Warner Robins, Georgia.
- June 29, 2012 armed robbery of the Dollar General located at 2451 Watson Boulevard Warner Robins, Georgia.
- June 23, 2012 armed robbery of a person located at 720 Carl Vinson Parkway (Parkway Memorial Gardens Cemetery) Warner Robins, Georgia.
- June 25, 2012 armed robbery at a Dollar General located at 15 Peach Road, Byron, Georgia
Kelli Leigh Proctor (35 years of age, Centerville, Georgia) was also arrested and charged with two counts of Party to the Crime of Armed Robbery in connection with two of the above- mentioned robberies.
1. June 28, 2012 armed robbery at 12021 Watson Boulevard (Waffle House) Warner Robins, Georgia.
2. June 25, 2012 armed robbery at 15 Peach Road, Byron, GA
Warner Robins Police Department and Peach County Sheriff’s Department Detectives conducted a joint investigation of the incidents and secured arrest warrants for Ussery and Proctor.
Members of the United States Marshal South- East Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Mr. Ussery in Effingham County, Georgia without incident. He was transported to the Houston County Jail. Ms. Proctor surrendered to Warner Robins Police on Friday, July 6, 2012. She was transported to the Peach County Jail.
Investigators were able to establish investigative leads during the course of the investigation due to a submitted tip through the Warner Robins Police Department’s TipSubmit service that helped identify Mr. Ussery as being responsible for the above mentioned robberies.