Robbery suspects used pepper spray, stun guns to get away, police say


ROBBERY, ASSAULT AND THEFT. , ROBBERS HIT THIS NORDSTROM
RACK STORE IN THE 6100 BLOCK OF
COLUMBIA CROSSING CIRCLE IN
COLUMBIA THREE TIMES IN A WEEK
EACH TIME THREATENING SECURITY
OFFICERS.>>WON AN EMPLOYEE WOULD TRY TO
STOP THEM OUR APPROACH THEM THEY
WOULD TAKE OUT A STUN GUN AND
PEPPER SPRAY AND THREATEN TO USE
THEM ON THE EMPLOYEES AND THEY
WOULD GET AWAY.>>WHAT? WOW. BARRY: SOME FIND IT HARD TO
BELIEVE.>>THAT IS UNFORTUNATE. THAT TOOK SOME THOUGHT CLEARLY. YOU CONSIDER THIS AREA SAFE. BARR NOW JAI JENKINS,
ANTIONETTE JONES, ALAYSHA
SIMMONS, ALL FROM THE WASHINGTON
D.C. AREA ARE CHARGED WITH ARMED
ROBBERY. PRINCESS BROWN IS IN ANOTHER
JURISDICTION AND WILL BE
TRANSFERRED INTO HOWARD COUNTY
CUSTODY. STORE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO AND
OTHER EVIDENCE HELPED LEAD
DETECTIVES TO THE SUSPECTS.>>THEY DECIDED THEY WOULD USE
THE SAME AMMO WHICH ENABLED US
TO LINK THEM IN SEVERAL CASES. BARRY ACCORDING TO A COURT
: CHARGING DOCUMENT ALLAYSHA
SIMMONS CONFESSED TO USING THE
STUN GUN IN EACH OF THE EVENTS. SHE DENIED USING PEPPER SPRAY IN
THE DECEMBER 1 INCIDENT BUT A
STUN GUN AND A CAN OF PEPPER
SPRAY WERE LOCATED ON HER PERSON
WHEN SHE WAS ARRESTED. MS. SIMMONS CAN BE SEEN ON VIDEO
SURVEILLANCE SHAKING THE CAN OF
PEPPER SPRAY DISPENSING THE
PEPPER SPRAY AT THE LOSS
PREVENTION OFFICER. AND SHE LATER PULLS OUT A STUN
GUN AND ACTIVATES IT SEVERAL
TIMES. THE ELECTRIC CURRENT IS CLEARLY
VISIBLE IN VIDEO SURVEILLANCE.>>PEOPLE MIGHT NOT THINK OF
THIS AS A TYPICAL ROBBERY
BECAUSE IT IS NOT THE TYPICAL
THING THAT YOU HEAR THAT YOU CAN
DO A LOT OF HARM OR DAMAGE TO
SOMEONE USING THOSE KINDS OF WEAPONS. BARRY POLICE SAY THE WOMEN MAY
: BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SIMILAR
CRIMES IN OTHER PLACES. REPORTING LIVE FROM ELLICO

4 comments

  • Blessed Frombeyond77

    How,could they think in this day & age with camera's and phone's..they would get away with this.People,have clearly lost their mind's..crazy time's.

    Reply
  • Erin McG

    🙉🙉🙉🙉🙉

    Reply
  • nmr20067

    Get ready Howard County, just like Baltimore County thought more than 10 years ago, you thought you were safe? You thought you was moving up like George and Weezy? Nope. The hood boogers are moving to the counties now….

    Reply
  • Rick Blain

    Well mercy me and heavens to Betsy! Vicious repeated crimes and they seem to imply that they were committed by (gasp) BLACK PEOPLE!!! Shocking.

    Reply

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