On the 1st of April, Jefferson County deputies arrested a Vestavia Hills teenager believed to have been involved in an armed robbery. The man told the authorities that he was compelled to rob the Jefferson County convenience store because he owned a drug dealer money.
Vestavia Hills Teenager Caught During Traffic Stop
Randy Christian, Jefferson County Chief Deputy, confirmed that a Vestavia Hills teen was arrested on the 1st of April in connection with a convenience store robbery that occurred on the 30th of March.
According to the police report and the store’s surveillance tape that was sent for processing to the Metro Area Crime Center, the individual entered the convenience store at 4:00 p.m. and held the cashier at gunpoint.
The suspect, later identified as Micah Davis of Vestavia Hills, ordered the store’s employee to open the cash register and to hand over all the money. The man complied, Davis placed the money inside a satchel and left the store.
A street surveillance camera captured Davis as he was getting into a vehicle that was waiting for him in front of the store.
The following day, having analyzed the footage, the authorities put out an APB for Davis and his getaway driver.
Later that day, at around 6:30 p.m., a traffic monitor agent spots Davis’ car and orders the driver to stop. The Vestavia Hills teenagers and driver were taken into custody, and the car searched.
During questioning, Davis confessed to robbing the Jefferson County convenience store because he owned a drug dealer $2,000.
The man was booked into the Jefferson County Jail but released on Monday.
Randy Christian declared that no one was hurt during the incident. Unfortunately, the authorities were not able to locate the drug dealer mentioned by Davis.
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