The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


February 8, 2013

Office makes robbery arrest

Friday, February 8, 2013 — Stanly County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a recently reported robbery.

On Feb. 2, the sheriff’s office was dispatched to a reported robbery with a dangerous weapon at the Fast Stop Convenience Store on NC 73 west of Albemarle.

The incident involved an individual wearing a bandana and displaying a knife entering the store and threatening   and demanding money from store employee Patricia Biggers, according to a sheriff’s report. The individual fled the business with the cash contents of the register.

During the investigation, information obtained gave investigators the suspect information of Gary Lane Green Jr., 32, of Albemarle. Warrants were obtained for the suspect.

Green was arrested on Feb. 5, taken to Stanly County Detention Center and placed into custody under $50,000 secured bond. An initial court date for Green is scheduled in Stanly County District Court on March 25.


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