Southern Pines Police Make Second Arrest in Armed Robbery
Southern Pines police have arrested a second suspect in connection with an armed robbery at a restaurant.
Dennis Shaquille Ross, 20, of Pinebluff, has been charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. Police said Ross was involved in an armed robbery at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 10564 U.S. 15-501, that happened Nov. 26, 2010.
He was taken into custody on Wednesday at Brookside apartments without incident. He was jailed under a $100,000 secured bond, pending a March 16 hearing in District Court.
On Feb. 5, Southern Pines police arrested Matthew Owens, 17, of Aberdeen, after a brief chase with patrol officers near Rothney Avenue in Southern Pines. Owens is facing two charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon and one count of resist, delay or obstruct a public officer.
He was jailed, with secured bond set at $11,000, pending a March 16 hearing in District Court.
A Moore County grand jury indicted both suspects in the case.
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