Police responded to a call of an armed robbery earlier this week in West Summerville.
When police arrived on the scene at 60 Sunny Lane – they spoke with a female victim who told the officers she had been robbed at gunpoint; the woman told officers the assailants had taken money and other items from her.
Officers located a house where they believed the suspects to be. As they approached the house the suspects fled on foot. The officers obtained a search warrant. Inside the house they found suspected methamphetamine, syringes, spoons used for drugs, a small amount of marijuana and numerous prescription drugs.
The Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department came to assist in the search for the suspect. Deputies located two of the suspects under a mobile home on Roberts Street, along with the stolen money and some of the stolen items.
A woman was also taken into custody along with the suspects for acting in concert with the two males. The woman was identified as Jennifer Suzanne Salas; the two males were identified as Timothy Evans and Chris Edwards.
Summerville Police Investigator Ty Hutchins said that the weapon used in the armed robbery turned out to be a sawed-off BB gun that had been modified with pistol grips and painted black.