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Robbery suspect turns self in, out on bond

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Lester Gene Lowery Jr. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department) Lester Gene Lowery Jr. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A man accused in connection to an armed robbery turned himself into police, and is out on bond.

According to Jonesboro Police, 40-year-old Lester Gene Lowery Jr., turned himself into police Thursday April 18 and is out after paying his bond.

JPD tells Region 8 News that Lowery was involved in the aggravated robbery at Sam's Quick Shop on South Caraway on January 20.

JPD arrested two men that night, Alvin Jones and Derrell Darnell Boyd, but continued investigation by Detective Jason Simpkins and Detective Vic Brooks resulted in Lowery's connection to the robbery.

"During the investigation, forensic evidence was found that linked Lester Lowery to the robbery at Sam's Quick Shop," Detective Simpkins told Region 8 News.

This was the fourth arrest in this case.

Lowery Jr. is due in court at a later date.

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