Four Jackson men arrested in armed robbery case

Published 1:22 pm Thursday, October 15, 2020

All four suspects are in custody following an armed residential robbery that took place early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 2:35 a.m., officers with the Oxford Police Department were sent to the 400 block of Olive Branch Way, in the Highland Square neighborhood, for a reported disturbance. Upon arrival, officers were forced to make entry to the residence after hearing people inside calling out for help.

Once inside, officers encountered multiple armed individuals, who immediately fled the residence.

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A perimeter was established and three out of the four armed suspects, identified as Dequavious Luckett, 20; Laquavious Swinney, 18 and Kentris Bolton, 17, who is charged as an adult, were apprehended by officers without incident after a search of the area was performed. The fourth suspect, identified as Dallas Smith,19, turned himself in to law enforcement on Tuesday night. All four men are from Jackson, according to OPD.

All four have been officially charged with four counts of Armed Robbery, one count of Burglary-Home Invasion and 1 count of Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery. All four received a bond set by a Lafayette County Justice Court Judge. Luckett, Swinney and Smith received a bond of $150,000 and Bolton received a bond of $125,000.