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Man, two women charged in Chapel Hill robbery

Posted December 18, 2008 12:10 p.m. EST
Updated December 18, 2008 12:56 p.m. EST

— Chapel Hill Police arrested a man and two women early Thursday and charged them in in an armed robbery that happened in the 300 block of West Rosemary Street.

A couple told police that a man approached them and demanded money at gunpoint. They said the suspect got away in a white Chevrolet Lumina.

Police stopped a vehicle matching the witnesses description at Fordham Boulevard. and Europa Drive and arrested all three people in the car.

Marcus Nathanial Allen, 24, of 3835 Pin Oak Road in Raleigh, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with dangerous weapon, assault of a female, possession of stolen goods, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a weapon by a felon. He was held on $100,000 secured bond.

Roneesha Pleshette Jones, 25, of 107 Stowe Place in Garner, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of marijuana and driving with a revoked license. Jones was held on $60,000 secured bond.

Tishia Lee Ann Johnson, 22, of 215 Lawrence St. in Fuquay-Varina, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of stolen goods, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of an open beverage. Johnson was held on $75,000 secured bond.

Police discovered that the car used in the robbery had been reported stolen from Raleigh.