Wednesday, August 19, 2015

U.S. Marshals Arrest New Year's Eve Armed Robbery Suspect in Greensboro, NC

Greensboro, NC – The search for the person responsible for robbing an employee of the Dollar Tree in 2014 is over. The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) and members of the Greensboro Police Department arrested Sherae Fenelle Barnes at approximately 11:00 am today at the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Willora Street in Greensboro.

Barnes, 22, was wanted for allegedly robbing a Dollar Tree employee at gunpoint on December 31, 2014, at the Suntrust Bank located at 1201 Summit Avenue in Greensboro. The victim was in the process of depositing money when Barnes allegedly approached the victim from behind and demanded the money. Barnes brandished a handgun and struck the victim in the head when the victim became hesitant to hand over the money. Barnes fled the scene with over four thousand dollars.

Through investigative efforts the JFTF developed information that Barnes was residing at a residence located near 2333 Floyd Street in Greensboro. Their efforts paid off when Barnes was positively identified leaving the area in a vehicle. Authorities surrounded and converged on the vehicle at the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Willora Street taking Barnes into custody. During the arrest a semi-automatic pistol was seized from Barnes.

Barnes was transported to the Guilford County Jail where she is currently being held on the alleged charges.

The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and the North
Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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