A 60-year-old man was robbed while walking home from the Publix across from Phipps Plaza on Saturday night. Moments after the man saw a woman with a stroller and a crying baby, a male suspect held a gun to his head and demanded his money and credit cards, according to the police report. The victim gave the suspect his wallet and his ATM card’s PIN number.
The next afternoon, a 68-year-old man on Oak Valley Road reported a similar incident, police said. As he and a friend were walking home from the grocery store, an armed man threatened to kill them if they didn’t turn over their wallets, the report said.
After spending four months in state prison, Lawson spent several months in the Fulton County jail following a June 2009 arrest on numerous traffic and forgery charges, booking records show. He was released from jail Jan. 27, 2010, and was booked again into state prison the same day, DOC records show.
Lawson was released from state prison in June 2010, returned to prison in December and was released in February, booking records show.
Jenkins’ criminal history includes a September 2011 arrest on a shoplifting charge, according to Fulton County jail records. She was being held Friday night without bond.