On Tuesday June 26, 2018, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery call at the Food Depot at 3697 Hwy 5 in Douglasville.
Deputies and investigators arrived on scene and learned that a male suspect entered the store, produced a device stating it was a bomb and robbed one of the cashiers of the money from the cash drawer and left the store. It was later learned the suspect left in a dark colored car that was parked in the store parking lot and fled the scene.
During the investigation, the identity of the suspect was learned and identified as, Anthony Lerone Jackson, 48 years old of Douglasville, Ga. A second suspect, who was with Jackson during the robbery, was identified as Yolanda Renea Smith, 48 years old, also of Douglasville, Ga.
Warrants were taken for Anthony Jackson and Yolanda Smith and on July 11, 2018, both were taken into custody.
Both suspects are charged with Armed Robbery and held in the Douglas County Jail without bond.