December 4, 2013
On December 5th the CATO Clothing Store located in the Malloy Shopping Plaza was robbed and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.
The robber was described as a white male approximately 50 or 60 years of age with a slight beard growth. The male told the clerk he had a gun and wanted her money. The male never exhibited a weapon. The male then left the store walking.
After viewing video and interviewing witnesses, investigators from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Leonard P. Stephens. On December 22nd investigators obtained a warrant charging Stephens with robbery. Stephens was arrested without incident and transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility.
Leonard P. Stephens W/M