On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an armed robbery in progress at the Yanceyville ABC Store. Prior to the deputies arrival to the scene, three Danville residents; John Wayne Burton, 32, Quintell Kamaile Saunders, 23, and Tyree Murphy, 20, had fled the scene.
Later that evening, Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office deputies spotted the suspect vehicle traveling through the City of Danville. Danville Police stopped the vehicle and arrested two of the suspects and eventually arrested a third accomplice.
On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office obtained FELONY WARRANTS charging each suspect with (1) count of ROBBERY WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON.
All three men are currently detained in the Danville City Detention Center and have been placed under NO BOND.
The Caswell County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank both the Pittsylvania Sheriff’s Office and the Dan-ville Police Department for their collaboration and assistance with this investigation.