Over the past month there have been 3 separate aggravated robberies at local convenience stores in Texarkana, Arkansas. The Texarkana Arkansas Police Criminal Investigation Division has been actively investigating these incidents. The arrests of Cody Copeland, W/M 22 yoa, and a 14 year old juvenile male are the direct result of that investigation. Copeland currently faces 3 counts of Aggravated Robbery. The juvenile male faces 5 counts of Aggravated Robbery including an additional charge of Burglary. Another juvenile male has been arrested and charged with Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution, also a felony crime.
This investigation continues and more arrests are expected.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)