Cadiz Police arrest second robbery suspect

(March 5, 2012) — Cadiz Police have arrested a second person in connection with a February 17 robbery of a juvenile.

Joshua Paul Stacy, 21, of Cadiz turned himself into Cadiz Police this afternoon at 1615 hours.  He was served three Trigg County District Court arrest warrants by Officer Mathew Dolezal on charges of Robbery – First Degree; Assault – 2nd Degree; and Terroristic Threatening.  Stacy was lodged in the Christian County Jail.

On 02/17/2012, Cadiz Police were called to investigate a robbery and assault of a juvenile.  The 13-year-old male victim stated that T.C. Byers, 18 of Gracey, and Stacy assaulted him around 8:40 p.m. and took money from him in the parking lot of the East Cadiz Baptist Church, 407 Third Street.  The victim suffered a broken nose and minor abrasions in the attack.  He was treated for his injuries at Trigg County Hospital.

Byers was arrested several hours later and charged with Robbery – First Degree; Assault – 2nd Degree; and Tampering with Physical Evidence. 

Cadiz Police stayed in contact with Stacy’s family to find out where he was and urge him to turn himself in.  At one point during the investigation, a family member contacted Stacy over the phone.  A police officer could hear Stacy yell over the phone that he would kill any officer that tried to arrest him while proclaiming his innocence. 

Cadiz Police are continuing their investigation.

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