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Cordele residents busted in Americus

On Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., officers with Americus Police Department responded to the Quick Stop convenience store located at 1702 North MLK Jr. Boulevard in reference to an armed robbery in progress. Upon officer’s arrival, it was learned the store had been robbed at gunpoint. A description of the subjects was obtained and they were apprehended a short time later.Those arrested were:Keefus Bernard Smith, age 29, Cordele address, charged with armed robbery; aggravated assault (gun); possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.Jimetavious Carvoice Brown, age 30, Cordele address, charged with armed robbery; aggravated assault (gun); possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.April Nicole Cooper, age 26, Cordele address, charged with armed robbery. All three were processed and taken to the LEC. The Americus Police Department would like to thank its citizens for their assistance. It helped in making a quick arrest possible in this case.