GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with the weekend robbery of a Georgetown convenience store.
Deputies charged Jimmy Dale Cagle with strong armed robbery Tuesday after they say he robbed the Mini-Mart on High Market Street on Sunday. Cagle was arrested after authorities conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle he was traveling in.
Witnesses told deputies on Sunday, that the suspect entered the store and walked to the cooler then to the counter, reached over and forcefully took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.
The sheriff's office said it received numerous anonymous tips via telephone and through the new text-a-tip system. The tips led to the traffic stop of the vehicle that Cagle was traveling in and resulted in his capture.
Cagle has an extensive criminal background ranging from petty theft and drug possession to resisting arrest, assaults on citizens, assaults on police and robbery, according to the sheriff's office.
Cagle is currently being held at the Georgetown County Detention Center on a $50,000 bond.