Four teenagers arrested in pizza delivery robbery

info@islandpacket.comNovember 7, 2013 

Four Beaufort teenagers have been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

Donald James Franklin II and Robert Lee Green Jr., both 18, were arrested Thursday and charged with carrying out the robbery of a Papa John's driver at gunpoint about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 16, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release. Darrin Lee Peeks, 18, was arrested Nov. 4.

Franklin and Green were charged with armed robbery and await bond hearings at the Beaufort County Detention Center. Peeks was charged with accessory after the fact of an armed robbery, with bond set at $30,000.

Aki Daron Franklin, 18, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with armed robbery. His bond was set at $30,000.

The suspects allegedly placed the order with Papa John's by phone and waited for the driver to arrive in the woods off Needles Road in Beaufort, the release stated. When the victim walked down the driveway, they reportedly approached, put a handgun in his face and demanded everything he had.

The 25-year-old driver handed over his food, wallet and cell phone and the suspects fled the area, according to the sheriff's office.

McIntosh declined to say which of the suspects was carrying a gun or whether one of them pointed a shotgun at the victim's back, as the sheriff's office previously reported.

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