Marianna Man Arrested for Armed Robbery

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

On 06/20/2012 at approximately 12:20am officers with the Marianna Police Department received a call to Orange Street in the Area of Graham Street in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. Officers met with the victims and were able to get a description of the people involved two black females and two black males. Officers were able to locate the two black females not named because of age. After talking with several witnesses and the two females officers were able to identify the black males. One identified as Donald Sparks Jr. and another not named because of his age. An arrest warrant was obtained for Sparks and officers located him later in the afternoon of 06/20/2012 on Orange Street. Sparks fled on sight of the officers and after a brief foot chase he was taken into custody and transported to Jackson County Correctional Facility.

Sparks also had another active warrant for Possession with intent to distribute narcotics in a housing development and resisting officer without violence.


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  • by Anonymous on Jun 22, 2012 at 01:01 PM
    Have you ever drove down there on Orange street at night ? It's scarey. Men hanging out talking and cars driving slowly with men walking out to talk to whoever is in the car. The very Cops stay away from Orange street at night.I'm really not surprised about this robbery.There's a lot of young men walking around that think they've got game but really they need to be in the house with a tissue snotting their runny noses. They should know better than to cause their mom all this misery.
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