2 Richmond County armed robbery, drug deal subjects arrested
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested both subjects in connection to an armed robbery incident that happened on Feb. 2.
According to officials, Cameron Rashad Dixon, 17, was arrested on Monday and charged with armed robbery, criminal attempt and possession of a weapon during a crime.
Authorities announced Feb. 7, Maurice Folsom, 21, turned himself in and was booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center, while Dixon is still sought after.
According to authorities, the incident happened on the 3700 block of Fairington Drive around 10 p.m.
The victims told deputies that a Black male, later identified as Dixon, had messaged her via social media and stated that he was good to sell her marijuana. Dixon had sold to her once before, but she only knew him through social media, according to authorities.
The victim stated Dixon pulled up in a white Kia, believed to be a sedan. Dixon was in the driver’s seat when she noticed an unknown male, later identified as Folsom, get out of the passenger’s seat with a handgun, according to authorities.
Folsom stated he wasn’t leaving without anything and proceeded to take $30 and her red-colored iPhone 10 and her friend’s white-colored iPhone 8, according to authorities.
The victim also stated Folsom attempted to get her CashApp but was unable to. Then proceeded to ask who the friend was, as the second victim saw him walk up to her with a handgun, she told deputies she ran and stated she only saw that the gun had a long black magazine, according to authorities.
The victims told deputies Folsom got back in the vehicle and left the scene.
The first victim stated that after the incident she messaged back and forth with Dixon about the incident, but he denied anything happening. Then the victims stated that they searched through his Instagram and found who they believed was Folsom.
The victim stated that after the messaging on social media, he blocked her, according to authorities.
Dixon is known to drive a white four door Kia, warrants are on file and he is believed to be armed and dangerous, according to authorities.
If anyone has information as to the whereabouts of Dixon, is asked to contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1020 or 706-821-1080.
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