Four Arrests Made in June Famous Recipe Robbery


On Wednesday, Aug. 21,  Columbia Police Department arrested four Adair County residents in connection with the 2013 robbery of Lee’s Famous Recipe located at 105 Hudson street.

On June 26 a black male entered the business through an unlocked back door, making contact with employees as they were closing the store. The male then presented a handgun and demanded cash.

The suspect fled the store on foot with approximately $1,495 in cash. After a 7 week investigation led by CPD Detective Tracy McCarol, the case was submitted to the Adair County Grand Jury on Aug. 16. The grand jury returned 4 indictments against Robert “Deo” Woolridge age 26 of Columbia, 22 year old Shaniqua Woolridge of Columbia, 26 year old Shanna Skaggs of Columbia, and 20 year old Keirra Maston also of Columbia.

Robert “Deo” Woolridge was charged with robbery 1st degree, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and being a persistent felony offender 1st degree. Shaniqua Woolridge, Keirra Maston, and Shanna Skaggs were all charged with 1 count each of complicity to commit robbery in the 1st degree.

The case will remain under investigation by Columbia Police Department. CPD Detective Tracy McCarol was assisted by Ofc. Johnny Dial and Campbellsville Police Department in serving the indictment warrants. Robert ‘Deo’ Woolridge was located at Taylor County.

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