Suspect names released in the robbery/shooting in Bay - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Suspect names released in the robbery/shooting in Bay

Preston Williams (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Preston Williams (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
Dwalin Wood (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Dwalin Wood (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
Ethan Cahoon (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Ethan Cahoon (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
BAY, AR (KAIT) -

Three teenagers have been arrested in Trumann in connection to the armed robbery and shooting in Bay Friday morning.

Preston Williams, 18, Dwalin Woods, 18, Ethan Cahoon, 18, have all been arrested in the case.

Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd said the three are "going to be incarcerated at the Craighead County Sheriffs Department, and they are going to be booked on charges of armed robbery and attempted first-degree murder."

The Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Trumann Police Department, and the Bay Police Department all assisted in the investigation and arrests.


Earlier:

Bay police released the photo of the man they say shot and critically wounded a store clerk.

Police Chief Paul Keith said the suspect entered the Valero on Bay Drive just before 1:10 a.m. Friday and shot the clerk during a holdup.

The woman was taken to a local hospital and underwent surgery, Keith said. She remains in critical condition.

According to Keith, the suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

Investigators retrieved store surveillance video of the robbery. 

The video showed the man dressed in all black, wearing a black mask and carrying a black handgun. 

Anyone who can identify the suspect should contact Crimestoppers at 870-935-STOP. 

The store's owner is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Suspect names released in the robbery/shooting in BayMore>>

  • breaking

    $5,000 reward offered in shooting of Valero store clerk

    $5,000 reward offered in shooting of Valero store clerk

    Friday, January 20 2017 2:53 PM EST2017-01-20 19:53:11 GMT
    Friday, January 20 2017 2:57 PM EST2017-01-20 19:57:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Just hours after a clerk was shot and critically wounded, the owner of a local convenience store is offering a $5,000 reward in the case.

    Just hours after a clerk was shot and critically wounded, the owner of a local convenience store is offering a $5,000 reward in the case.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Blytheville man convicted of attempted rape, battery in 2016 incident

    Blytheville man convicted of attempted rape, battery in 2016 incident

    Monday, January 22 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-01-23 00:04:18 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 4:15 AM EST2018-01-23 09:15:17 GMT
    Duan Harris (Source: Mississippi County Jail via Vinelink)Duan Harris (Source: Mississippi County Jail via Vinelink)

    A Blytheville man was convicted on Monday for second-degree battery and attempted rape in an incident that happened in 2016.

    A Blytheville man was convicted on Monday for second-degree battery and attempted rape in an incident that happened in 2016.

  • Quorum court turns down 1% raises

    Quorum court turns down 1% raises

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-01-23 04:30:08 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 11:39 PM EST2018-01-23 04:39:01 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Craighead County Justices of the Peace voted to opt out of a 1% pay raise in Monday’s quorum court meeting.

    Craighead County Justices of the Peace voted to opt out of a 1% pay raise in Monday’s quorum court meeting.

  • Miscanthus fields difficult to get rid of

    Miscanthus fields difficult to get rid of

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:14 PM EST2018-01-23 04:14:59 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-01-23 04:27:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Miscanthus has proven to be a very risky crop in Region 8 as well as unpopular. However, it is not as easy to get rid of as many would think.

    Miscanthus has proven to be a very risky crop in Region 8 as well as unpopular. However, it is not as easy to get rid of as many would think.

Powered by Frankly