From Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM –Deputies from Jefferson and Cullman counties arrested Kendra Peoples, 23, of Empire and charged her with first degree robbery in connection with a June 9 armed robbery of the Corner Quick Stop. Officers said Peoples admitted that she was involved in the robbery.
On June 9, deputies responded to a report of a robbery at the Corner Quick Stop in the 9900 block of Corner School Road, chief deputy Randy Christian said in a statement.
Christian said deputies responded to a call that a white female wearing a bandana over her face and a black ball cap had just robbed the clerk and fled in a small gray car.
According to the statement, the suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money. After the clerk gave her the money she left the store.
No one was injured in the robbery.
Detectives received information from Fultondale Police about the identity of the suspect, Christian said.
“On June 10th detectives located the suspect at a home in Cullman County,” the statement said. “Deputies from the Jefferson and Cullman County sheriff’s offices went to the home and arrested her for robbery.”
People’s sister was also arrested for unrelated warrants with the Cullman County sheriff’s office.
According to the report, a search of the home and the suspect’s car revealed clothing items associated with the robbery as well as the money that had been taken.
Peoples remains in the Jefferson County Jail with bond set at $50,000.