Man arrested in connection to multiple robberies

Posted at 4:54 PM, Aug 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-07 13:12:01-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Violent Crimes Unit of the Tallahassee Police Department and the U.S Marshals Task Force arrested Jeremy Holsey in connection to several robberies with firearms dating back to February. 

TPD began investigating a robbery at 109 South Copeland Street on February 20. In this case, the victim was attempting to sell his iPhone using Craigslist and met with Holsey, who grabbed the cell phone and ran from the area.

On Friday, June 09, TPD officers were called to the El Jalisco Restaurant.  In this case, Holsey met with a male regarding a Craigslist sale of a cell phone. Holsey pointed a gun at the victim and forcibly took the cell phone before fleeing the scene.

On Friday, June 16, officers responded to a robbery occurring at 1141 Richardson Avenue. The victims in this incident were held at gunpoint inside their home and tied up by Holsey. This suspect stolen items from their home including their car.

On Monday, July 10, a robbery was reported at 1600 Pullen Road when the victim attempted to sell his computer item through Craigslist. Holsey forcibly took the items from the victim using a gun.

Holsey is facing the following the charges: 

  • Robbery by Sudden Snatching pursuant to Florida Statute
  • Home Invasion Robbery with a Weapon pursuant to Florida Statute 
  • 2 counts Robbery with a Firearm pursuant to Florida Statute
  • 2 counts Kidnapping pursuant to Florida Statute
  • 3 counts Grand Theft pursuant to Florida Statute 
  • 2 counts Violation of Probation pursuant to Florida Statute 

TPD is asking anyone who has information about these cases or other similar cases to please call them at (850) 891-4200 or if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at (85)0 574-TIPS.