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Sunday Feb 7 | via Patch.com
Abigail Lee Kemp, 24, and Lewis Jones III, 35, of Atlanta, were arraigned Friday in federal court after a grand jury returned an indictment charging them with conspiracy, obstructing commerce by robbery, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. The indictment alleges that, between April 2015 and January 2016, Kemp and Jones conspired to commit armed robberies at a series of jewelry stores, including Jared Vault, Zales Outlet, and Reeds Jewelers. Comment?
Friday Jan 15 | via Forsyth County News
Authorities responding to a report of a possible hostage situation in downtown Dawsonville last week took two men into custody for reportedly making false statements. Initially, all four of the people at the Sandberg Way home were detained for questioning Jan. 5, though only two were charged in the case. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 13 | via The Times
Authorities responding to a report of a possible hostage situation in downtown Dawsonville last week took two men into custody in connection with making false statements. Initially, all four of the individuals at the Sandberg Way home were detained for questioning Jan. 5, though only two were charged in the case. Comment?
Jan 9, 2016 | via WSOCTV
The FBI says they arrested Abigail Kemp, 24, without incident in Smyrna on Jan. 8. Investigators believe Kemp is the same person involved in jewelry-store robberies across five states since spring 2015. The spree started April 28 at a Jared Jewelry store in Woodstock, Georgia, according to the FBI website, which said Kemp should be considered armed and dangerous. Comment?
Jan 9, 2016 | via WRAL.com
Officials said another individual who was with Kemp was also taken into custody. Authorities have not released the identity of the second individual. Comment?
Jan 8, 2016 | via WDTN-TV Dayton
The FBI on Tuesday released several photographs of the woman and of a man believed to be working with her. A woman may be the same one who hit five jewelry store robberies in the South - netting more than $450,000 worth of goods - and then robbed a jewelry store Monday at Tanger Outlets in Mebane. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via WTNH
An unidentified woman sought in a series of armed robberies across the South has allegedly robbed a sixth jewelry store, authorities said. On Monday morning, the woman entered a Jared Vault in Mebane, North Carolina, armed with a gun, and allegedly forced workers into a back room. Comment?
Jan 5, 2016 | via Forsyth County News
Authorities have detained four people at a home in downtown Dawsonville after a third party caller reported a possible hostage situation. Dawson County Sheriff's spokesman Capt. Comment?
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