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Two arrested on robbery charges

A Bartow County man and woman were jailed Monday on charges of robbery and party to the crime of robbery.

According to a Bartow County Sheriff’s Office press release, Ashley Blair Johnson of 1244 N. Tennessee St., Crown Inn Room 214, Cartersville, and Derrick Eugene Gainor of 26 Herring St., Cartersville, were arrested Monday afternoon with assistance from Cartersville Police Department.

Johnson is accused of robbery by sudden snatching of money from a taxi cab driver. The incident occurred in the early morning hours Monday after driving up a cab fare. Gainor is charged with party to the crime of robbery and was with Johnson when the incident occurred.

The taxi driver was able to provide information to identify the two offenders.

Johnson and Gainor are in custody at the Bartow County Jail, pending a bond hearing.

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