Three men charged in January holdup at Fuquay-Varina drug store

From staff reportsJune 3, 2014 

— Police this week charged three men from Garner in a Jan. 14 holdup at a Walgreens drug store, adding that incident to a list of armed robbery and other charges against the three.

In an arrest warrant Tuesday, they charged Richard Arthur McKay Jr., 19, of 500 Forest Drive with robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy, two counts of second-degree kidnapping and possession of a gun by a felon.

Other arrest warrants accused Demetrich Antonio Anderton, 21, of 165 Gussett Drive of armed robbery and kidnapping and Timothy Deonte Cooper, 22, of 603 Curtiss Drive of conspiracy.

Police said a semiautomatic handgun was used in the robbery.

Johnston County authorities charged McKay with a robbery there the same day as the Walgreens stickup, and Raleigh police had charged McKay, Anderton and Cooper in a Jan. 12 robbery at a CVS drug store.

The men and Crishawn Kinte Barnes, 20, of 125 Park Haven Lane in Garner have been charged in several other armed robberies.

All four are being held at the Wake County Detention Center. McKay is being held without bail, Cooper’s bail is $2,475,000, Anderton’s is $700,000 and Barnes’ bail is $318,000.

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