Crime

February 15, 2013

Three Little River men indicted in robbery of pizza driver

Three Little River men were each indicted on charge in connection with the robbery of a pizza delivery driver, according to court records.

Three Little River men were each indicted on charge in connection with the robbery of a pizza delivery driver, according to court records.

Robert Antwine Bessent, 25, Mannie Garrick Bessent, 27, and Jonathan Mascia Spring, 19, were each indicted on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, according to indictments released last week.

The men each remain jailed at J. Reuben Long Detention Center being held on $50,000 bond, according to jail records.

The charges stemmed from about 5 p.m. Nov. 7 when a Domino’s pizza delivery driver’s report that he was robbed at gunpoint when he made a deliver to 4191 Golf Ave., in Little River, according to a police report.

The 49-year-old victim told police he was met by a man and then three other men, who wore masks, came from the woods and pointed a handgun at him and demanded his money.

The men took about $30 cash and the pizza and ran into the woods, according to the report.

Officers searched the area and found the pizza bag on Fairway Drive.

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