Robbery Suspects Charged

By: George McDonald
By: George McDonald

Two men were jailed after allegedly snatching an elderly woman's purse Tuesday around 11:30 a.m. in Vimville.

The suspects were caught a few hours later in the Bonita Lakes Mall area, based on information obtained from the victim.

Brandon Dixon, 20, of Meridian, and Marco Dixon, 20, of Cuba, Ala., were charged in the theft.

"Both individuals have been talked to, evidence has been gathered and both individuals have now been charged with robbery," said Maj. Ward Calhoun.

Bonds were set at $15,000 each. If convicted, the suspects could face up to 15 years in prison.


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