UPDATE: Joy Mart Robbery Suspect is found

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UPDATE 1/15/2020 4:30 p.m.

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — According to Det. Adams with Bluefield PD he was in front of Judge Wills today and ordered to be held by juveline services at Gene Spadaro Detention Center. 


UPDATE 1/10/2020 AT 1:15 P.M.

Detectives with the Bluefield Police Department confirmed the search for Keelan Crockett is over.

Crockett was found Thursday, January 9, 2020, in Gastonia, North Carolina. He is wanted in connection for the robbery that happened at the Joy Mart on Bluefield Ave. back in December.

He is awaiting extradition back to Bluefield, Mercer County.


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Bluefield Police Officers are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened over the weekend.

Officers are looking for Keelan Crockett. He is 16-years-old from North Carolina. He also goes by the name “Red.”

Crockett is one of three people who reportedly robbed the Joy Mart on Bluefield Avenue on Sunday, December 15, 2019. They arrived at the Joy Mart around 9 a.m. and stole $400. Police believe they had a firearm. Police were able to arrest two of the suspects, 20-year-old, Caprice Powell, and a 17-year-old.

Sergeant Kenneth Adams with Bluefield Police said if anyone has any information on Crockett’s whereabouts, contact 911 or your local police department. Adams also warned Crockett may still have the gun used in the robbery.

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