Two charged in armed robbery at Rick’s Little Garden

July 23, 2019–9:30 a.m.


Two Rome men were arrested Monday in connection with an armed robbery at Rick’s Little Garden on Dean Avenue.

According to the arrest warrants, 24-year old Jaylin Lashaun Daniel and 24-year-old Justin Lamar Ladon Dodson, both of a Woodcreek Way address, entered the store just after 5 a.m. Monday with a firearm and demanded money.

One of the men pointed the handgun at the clerk.

The gun was fired at the clerk, missing the victim’s head by a few inches.

Daniel and Dodson are both charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Daniel is additionally charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and a probation violation.

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