Crime Stoppers Captures Accused Robber While Others Still on Loose - - Jackson, MS

Crime Stoppers 07/26/08

Crime Stoppers Captures Accused Robber While Others Still on Loose

By David Kenney

We'll start with the good news. This week Jackson Police arrested 46-year-old Thomas Irwin Sr. and charged him with strong armed robbery and auto theft. Irwin was featured on Crime stoppers July 19th for attacking a 81-year-old woman in her Jackson Apartment tying her up, the robbing her July 4th.

This surveillance video of him using her car and ATM card which he stole, helped in the capture. The woman's stolen Toyota was also recovered, thanks to Jackson Police and the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force.

Another bank robbery to report, this time in Terry, Mississippi. Crimestoppers needs your help catching two men who held up the Regions Bank on Cunningham Avenue at 11:30 a.m. July 17th.

Eyewitnesses say they wore gloves and ski masks. One was armed. They fled in a Ford truck, later found stashed at an abandoned house on Wynndale Road. It's believed they hopped into a blue Cadillac with the cash and left. No one inside the bank was hurt.

If you have any information these wanted men, call Crime Stoppers at 355-tips, that's 355-8477. You could receive up to a $1,000 for any information that leads to an arrest in this case, and remember at Crime Stoppers, we only want your information, not your name. 

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