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Update: Gautier police arrest woman, 2 teens in armed robberies

Brydarius Thomas
Brydarius Thomas

GAUTIER -- Police arrested a woman and two teenagers in connection with robberies of a service station, a home and a pizza delivery driver, an official said.

Police Sgt. Nick Crocker said Brydarius Thomas, 18, Jordan Richardson, 17, and Shanika Williams, 37, were arrested after an investigation of the armed robbery of a Pizza Hut delivery employee on April 27.

During that investigation, Crocker said, a tip received from Mississippi Coast CrimeStoppers tied Thomas to the April 6 robbery of the Gautier Exxon gas station. Thomas also faces a burglar charged related to the April 15 break-in at a Gautier home.

Thomas was arrested on April 27 on two charges of armed robbery and one count of burglary. His bond was set at $300,000. Richardson and Williams were arrested April 29 and each face a charge of armed robbery.

All three were taken to the Jackson County jail are being held pending an initial court appearance.

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