For Immediate Release
June 16, 2008
Contact: Michele Nicholson
Public Information Officer
OCSO ARRESTS MAN SUSPECTED IN TWO ROBBERIES
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of holding up two local stores in the past week.
29-year old Larry Dewayne Fountain is charged with the armed robbery of the Ritz Store at 659 Beal Parkway around 5 a.m. June 15th. Investigators say Fountain was armed with a knife when he entered the store, struggled with the clerk and then grabbed the cash register drawer.
He is also accused of holding up the Tom Thumb at 1605 Florence Avenue around 1:40 a.m. June 10th.
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