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Sub shop robbers in gang, say deputies
Three men accused in Sunday's holdup are members of the Bloods, officials say.
By Times Staff Writer
Published January 1, 2008
Three men arrested Sunday night in the armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop are members of the Bloods gang, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
James Michael Davis, 20, of 928 Nina Elizabeth Circle, Apt. 202, Brandon; David Lavone Hill, 18, of 4903 E Temple Heights Road, Apt. B,Tampa; and Rodney Brenard Richardson, 23, of 602 E Alexander St., Apt. 202, Plant City, all face charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault with a firearm and obstructing or opposing an officer without violence.
Davis and Hill were also charged with battery, accused of firing a gun during the robbery of the Subway at 3208 Lithia Pinecrest Road in Brandon, according to reports.
No one was injured.
The three fled in a white vehicle, according to the Sheriff's Office. Deputies followed the vehicle, which crashed into a wall at the subdivision of Eaglewood Estates, causing about $3,000 in damage.
Deputies recovered the money from the Subway robbery, a handgun and a rifle.