VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Police Department issued the following statement:
On July 26, 2013 at approximately 2351 hours, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 900 block of Old Statenville Road in reference to the report of an armed robbery. Officers arrived and spoke to a man who indicated that two African American males approached him at the intersection of Old Statenville Road and Arlington Avenue, both pulled handguns on him, and ordered him to get on the ground. The man stated that they stole his laptop computer and approximately $130 in cash, then fled on foot. He gave a description of the offenders and Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate them. The man was not injured during the incident. A detective with the Valdosta Police Department Persons Crime Unit responded to investigate.
The Valdosta Police Department was later contacted by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) who had stopped a vehicle on I-75 that was occupied by two African American males who matched the description of the offenders. They were identified as Breon Stubbins and Kadeem Harris. The Deputies located the laptop computer that had been stolen and two handguns. Stubbins and Harris were arrested on other charges filed by the LCSO.
On July 29, 2013, after having the offenders identified arrest warrants were signed on both Subbins and Harris for Armed Robbery.
The Valdosta Police Department would like to recognize the LCSO for their assistance in solving this case.
Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.