2 arrested in Jackson crime spree, 1 still at large - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

2 arrested in Jackson crime spree, 1 still at large

J'Quantis Brown, Source: JPD J'Quantis Brown, Source: JPD
Montra Wallace, Source: JPD Montra Wallace, Source: JPD
James Devonta Hawkins, Source: JPD James Devonta Hawkins, Source: JPD
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Two men have been arrested in the recent string of violent armed robberies in the metro and one is still at large.

18-year-old Montra Wallace and 17-year-old James Devonta Hawkins were taken into police custody by Jackson police on Wednesday. 18-year-old J'Quantis Brown is still at large. 

Police say the violent armed robberies they were involved in took place from February to October.

Jackson police provided a summary of incidents and charges stemming from their investigation.

  • February 28-  Attempted Armed Robbery at Dixon’s Seafood on Northside Dr.
    • Hawkins, Wallace and Brown all identified and charged with Attempted Armed Robbery of a Business. No injuries reported.
  • February 28- Armed Robbery of Family Dollar on Clinton Blvd.
    • Hawkins, Wallace and Brown all identified and charged with Armed Robbery of a Business. No injuries reported. 
  • September 19- Armed Robbery of Family Dollar on Capitol St.
    • Hawkins, Wallace and Brown all identified and charged with Armed Robbery of a Business. No injuries reported. 
  • September 23- Armed Robbery of Family Dollar on Raymond Rd.
    • Hawkins and Wallace identified and charged with Armed Robbery of a Business. No injuries reported.
  • October 5-  Armed Robbery of an Individual/Auto Theft on 4911 Old Canton Rd. Victim carjacked for a white Nissan Altima at gunpoint in the parking lot. Minor injuries were reported.
    • Hawkins and Wallace identified and charged with Armed Robbery of an Individual and Auto Theft. The vehicle was recovered on October 8th. Hawkins was arrested on Friday, October 7th for this incident.
  • October 12- the Jackson/Hinds S.W.A.T. team executed an arrest and search warrant at a home on Elfin Ave.
    • Montra Wallace was arrested without incident. He’s been booked into the City Jail.

If you know the whereabouts of J'Quantis Brown, please call police immediately. 

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