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Couple charged with more robberies of Sonic in Jonesboro

Jason Matthews (Source: Jonesboro Police Department) Jason Matthews (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
Jessica Collins (Source: Jonesboro Police Department) Jessica Collins (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The two people charged in the robbery of a Jonesboro Sonic are now being charged in two other robberies of a Sonic in Jonesboro.

According to Jonesboro Police, Jason Matthews and Jessica Collins are being charged in the robbery in the March 5th robbery of the Sonic on Gee Street, the March 9th robbery of the Sonic on Nettleton, and the March 13th robbery of the Sonic on Johnson.

Matthews is being charged with a total of three aggravated robberies, and Collins is only facing a total of two charges of aggravated robbery.

Matthews and Collins were arrested by the U.S. Marshal's Office in Jacksonville, Florida on March 23rd.

In all three robberies, descriptions by employees matched that of Matthews according to investigators.

Matthews's bond was set at $500,000, and Collins' bond was set at $350,000. Both are due in court later in 2013

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