KPD e-Press Release: Suspect in Custody in June 30, 2013 Dollar General Armed Robbery

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident Suspect in Custody in June 30, 2013 Dollar General Armed Robbery
Date & Time of Incident June 30, 2013

Approximately 4:00 PM

Location of Incident Dollar General

5215 Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport, TN

Date & Time of Arrest October 18, 2013

Approximately 6:30 PM

Location of Arrest Lee Apartments

607 Dale Street, Apartment #53

Kingsport, TN

Suspect Information

Name Anthony Marcum
Date of Birth/Age 7/14/1981

32 Years of Age

Race/Sex White/Male
Address Lee Apartments

607 Dale Street, Apartment #53

Kingsport, TN

Weapon(s) Used Handgun
Charge(s) Aggravated Robbery

General Narrative

Kingsport Police Detectives use forensic evidence to solve a June armed robbery of Dollar General.

On June 30, 2013 at approximately 4:00 PM, a previously unknown suspect entered Dollar General, located at 5215 Memorial Boulevard, armed with a handgun. He brandished the weapon and demanded money from the cash register.

The clerk complied and opened the register. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area on foot.

K.P.D. Detectives conducted an extensive investigation, but ultimately it was forensic evidence collected at the scene of the crime that helped them zero in on Anthony Marcum as the suspect.

On October 18, 2013 at approximately 6:30 PM, Detectives arrested Mr. Marcum without incident at his residence at Lee Apartments, 607 Dale Street, Apartment #53, in Kingsport. He was charged with aggravated robbery and confined in the Sullivan County Jail in Blountville, TN.

For additional information, please contact:

Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

Releasing Officer Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

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