January 21, 2007
The Albemarle County Police Department have arrested someone in connection to the robbery at the BP Everyday Cafe on Pantops yesterday.
Police arrested Don Shows III. Investigators say he demanded money from clerks and left in a maroon pick up truck. Police say a sargeant on routine patrol saw the vehicle matching the description.
The robbery happened at about 8:00 am. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no weapons displayed or mentioned and no one was hurt.
Police say Shows has confessed to the robbery. He is being charged with grand larceny and driving on a suspended license.