Fort Valley man indicted in armed robbery outside Centerville mall

bpurser@macon.comFebruary 28, 2013 

PERRY -- A Houston County grand jury has indicted a Fort Valley man in connection with the December armed robbery of a woman outside of the Houston County Galleria in Centerville.

Keondray Tredarris Felton, 20, was indicted on charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during a crime.

He is accused of pointing a firearm toward the head of 40-year-old homemaker Shannon Cobb, of Bonaire, and robbing her Dec. 5. Cobb had left the Sears store and headed toward her car shortly after 1 p.m. when a man, later identified as Felton, suddenly came up behind her and took her purse, police said.

Other indictments

• Robert Lee Newman, 43, of Macon, was indicted Tuesday on six counts of identity fraud. He’s accused of using a credit card of the Warner Robins nonprofit Abilities Discovered to purchase tires on five different occasions and to buy gas in another incident from June 2011 to September 2012, the indictment stated.

• Justin Markeez Pettway, 18, of Warner Robins, was indicted on charges of armed robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during a crime and using a firearm from which the serial number had been removed. He’s accused of robbing another man at gunpoint Feb. 13 in Warner Robins, the indictment stated.

• Garry Moore, 17, of Macon, was indicted on charges of second-degree criminal damage to property and theft by taking. He’s accused of removing more than $1,500 worth of copper wire from the ceiling of a building at the Perry-based Guardian Centers, a mock city that serves as a training ground for emergency personnel, the indictment stated. The damage to the ceiling was estimated at more than $500.

To contact writer Becky Purser, call 256-9559.

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