NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department have arrested the man suspected of assisting in the armed robbery the Lucky Stop store on South Street Wednesday.
The suspect was identified after a Nacogdoches PD detective reviewed the store's security camera footage, and he was arrested Friday.
Marlon Andre green, 26, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a first-degree felony aggravated robbery charge. His bail amount has been set at $150,000.
According to the arrest affidavit, a Nacogdoches PD officer responded to the Lucky Stop convenience store located at 1324 South Street at about 11 p.m. Wednesday in reference to a 911 call about an armed robbery hat had just occurred.
When the officer got to the store, the clerk told him that a customer had been at the counter purchasing items. When the cash drawer opened, the suspect displayed what the police report described as a dark-colored pistol, reached over the counter, and started taking money from the register.
Further investigation revealed that the suspect and the man who had been at the counter prior to the robbery had arrived together in a blue four-door car. Video surveillance showed that after the robber, the customer in the blue car picked the suspect up on South Street, the affidavit stated.
On Thursday, NPD officers located the blue car in Oakhill Plaza, and the car was linked to Green. When Nacogdoches PD officers interviewed Green, at first, he admitted he was at the business when the robbery occurred, but he denied that he was involved, the affidavit stated.
Later, Green told police that he arrived at the Lucky Stop store with the suspect and that he picked the other man up after the robbery, the affidavit stated.
The affidavit stated that Green was a party in the crime, which involved the other man displaying a handgun to rob the cashier and putting her in fear of "imminent bodily danger or death."
The other suspect in the case has not been arrested yet.
Green was arrested for resisting arrest, felon in possession of a firearm, unlawfully carrying a weapon, and failure to identify in March of 2016. According to a previous East Texas News story, Nacogdoches PD officers were called out to the parking lot of Club Kamizos in the 1000 block of East Main Street to check out a noise complaint.
The report states that when officers arrived, they located Green, but he gave them false information about his identity. According to police, when they tried to place Green under arrest he resisted. The report stated that when officers finally has Green in custody, they found a gun in his pocket.
The report said that Green did not have a license to carry the pistol and had multiple felonies on his record.