WJTV News Channel 12 - Red Roof Inn Robbery Suspects Arrested

UPDATED: Red Roof Inn Robbery Suspects Arrested

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Jaiiah Smith, 20, Madison Resident Jaiiah Smith, 20, Madison Resident
Johnny Vance, 25, Canton Resident Johnny Vance, 25, Canton Resident
Ridgeland, MS -

UPDATE:

Both subjects will be held on $500,000.00 bond on charge of Armed Robbery.  A preliminary hearing for both defendants is scheduled for Monday, May 6th at 3:30 pm.  They are still being held in Madison County Detention Center.

 


Wednesday, May 01, 2013, approximately 1:30 pm, the Ridgeland Police Department made two arrests in the recent armed robbery of the Red Roof Inn.  Investigators were able to develop a suspect as the gunman who entered the motel lobby and took money from the motel.  This suspect was aided by another individual who drove the vehicle away from the scene after the robbery. 

 

At this time both individuals are in the custody of the Ridgeland Police Department where they are being charged with Armed Robbery and housed at the Madison County Detention Center.  No bond has been set on either of these suspects and they will face an initial appearance on Friday, May 3rd.

 

Suspects Arrested:

  • Johnny Vance (Identified as the gunman)

25 years of age, B/M

Canton, MS

Armed Robbery – Held on No Bond

 

  • Jaiiah Smith

20 years of age, B/M

Madison, MS

Armed Robbery – Held on No Bond

 

Investigators continue to investigate the case in order to determine if more individuals are involved in the crime.  

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