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Pinson brothers, armed with baseball bat and machete, nabbed in convenience store robbery

By Gary Lloyd

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A pair of Pinson brothers are behind bars after allegedly robbing a convenience store on New Castle Road near Morris on Thursday.

Just before 2 p.m. Thursday, Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery in the 6600 block of New Castle Road. A caller reported that the store had just been robbed by two men.

Brian Peters
photo courtesy of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

One was armed with a baseball bat and the other was armed with a machete, said Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Randy Christian.

After robbing the store, the two men fled in a gold pickup truck, Christian said. A description of the truck was broadcast to responding units. Deputies were familiar with a vehicle matching the description as well as two brothers that often drove the vehicle.

Deputies went to the home of the men and found them at the house. They were identified as the two who had committed the robbery, Christian said.

The brothers were taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

Jacob Peters
photo courtesy of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office

Brian Matthew Peters, 34, is charged with first-degree robbery. His bond is set at $20,000. Jacob Ian Peters, 22, is charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree theft of property. His bond is set at $20,300.

Contact Gary Lloyd at news@trussvilletribune.com and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd.

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