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3rd suspect in 2 armed robberies in Georgetown arrested

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Josh Lamar Green (Source: Georgetown Police Dept. Facebook) Josh Lamar Green (Source: Georgetown Police Dept. Facebook)
Shakeem Isiah Geathers (Source: Georgetown Police Dept. Facebook) Shakeem Isiah Geathers (Source: Georgetown Police Dept. Facebook)
Nigal Omar Vanderhorst (Source: Georgetown County Police Department) Nigal Omar Vanderhorst (Source: Georgetown County Police Department)

GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) – Georgetown Police have taken a third person into custody for two armed robberies of stores in Georgetown.

Police and the US Marshals Service were searching for Nigal Omar Vanderhorst, but he surrendered to law enforcement on Friday. He has a bond hearing Saturday for his two armed robbery charges.

With assistance from the US Marshals Service, 19-year-old Shakeem Isiah Geathers was arrested at a Taco Bell in Mt. Pleasant without incident, according to a Facebook post Thursday from the Georgetown Police Department.

Geathers was identified as a suspect, warrants were issued for his arrest for two counts of armed robbery, and he was entered into the National Crime Information Database, the post states. He was brought back to Georgetown and taken to the Georgetown County Detention Center.

Josh Lamar Green, 23, was arrested at his home in McClellanville with the help of the Charleston County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team, according to a Facebook post on Monday from the GPD.  Green was identified by officers as one of two armed robbery suspects in two incidents Sunday night.

At about 9:45 p.m., the Scotchman at 320 North hazard Street was robbed, and at 9:54 p.m., the Dollar General at 1936 South Fraser Street was robbed, officials stated. The stores were robbed by two men, and one was armed with a handgun.

Green was charged with armed robbery, and other charges are pending, the post states. Green is at the Georgetown County Detention Center.

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