Teen indicted in connection with Perry armed robbery

bpurser@macon.comMay 21, 2014 

PERRY -- An 18-year-old has been indicted by a Houston County grand jury in connection with the Jan. 18 robbery of a Perry convenience store.

Jake David Snell was indicted Tuesday on charges of armed robbery and possession of a .22 caliber revolver during a crime, the indictment states.

Snell is accused of coming into the Choice Food Mart at 1521 Macon Road, brandishing a handgun and demanding money from the clerk, police said.

Snell fled on foot, but police spotted him afterward in a vehicle at Marsh Circle and Park Avenue. Items stolen from the convenience store were found inside the vehicle, according to police.

Also indicted was Harold James Slayers, 43, of Warner Robins, on a charge of terroristic threats.

He’s accused of threatening to blow up a building May 2 at 220 Carl Vinson Parkway that belongs to Latisha Jackson and Joseph Ryan, the indictment stated.

No other details about the incident were included in the indictment.

To contact writer Becky Purser, call 256-9559.

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