Area authorities on Thursday arrested three men and a teen-aged boy who are accused of robbing a juvenile June 6.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a robbery in the area of Quiet Hollow Way, northeast of Front Royal in Warren County, on June 6, according to information released by the agency Friday.
A juvenile meeting with an acquaintance was struck with a firearm and a suspect took the victim’s valuables, according to the release. The juvenile told authorities he had met with the acquaintance previously but did not know the person’s name, the release states.
Authorities developed and identified suspects and evidence related to the incident after investigators conducted extensive research and several interviews, according to the release.
The Sheriff’s Office charged the following:
• Noah Owen Simpson, 18, of Front Royal, on single counts of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, abduction by force and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
• Daytwan Marquay Green, 19, of Winchester, on single counts of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and abduction by force.
• A 17-year-old Front Royal boy on single counts of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, abduction by force, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm after having been adjudicated delinquent. Authorities are withholding the identity of the juvenile because of his age, according to the release.
Strasburg police apprehended Simpson while Winchester police picked up Green on their felony warrants, Warren County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Daniel Maxfield said Friday. Maxfield said he would not comment on the extent of the alleged victim’s injuries or if authorities recovered a firearm used in the reporting incident, citing that the matter is still under investigation.
Strasburg police released more information on its Facebook page Friday about the agency’s involvement in the case. Police received information that a wanted person was located in Strasburg, according to the department.
Virginia State Police and agents with the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office assisted Strasburg officers in locating two people at the Burger King on Old Valley Pike. Police arrested the two people and took them into custody without incident, according to a town news release.
Strasburg police apprehended Simpson and Sherman Laquintis Chambers, 22, of Ashburn, the department states. Chambers stands charged in Warren County with possession of a stolen firearm and unlawfully carrying a concealed firearm.
Simpson appeared in Warren County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Thursday. The charges are in the court because of the alleged victim’s age, a clerk said Friday.
Chambers, Green and Simpson were booked Thursday at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail where they are being held without bond. The juvenile was being held at Northwestern Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Winchester as of Friday, according to the release.
Winchester police, Strasburg police and the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office assisted Warren County authorities in apprehending two of the suspects wanted in the case, the release states.
The investigation remains ongoing and may result in additional charges, according to the release.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with information related to this incident to call 635-7100 or 636-5977.
Warren County deputies had arrested Green a week before authorities apprehended him on the June 6 charges. Records filed in Warren County General District Court indicate that Warren County Sheriff’s Office Deputy A.W. Stevens arrested Green on a misdemeanor charge of making a false statement to a law enforcement officer during a traffic stop on June 21.
Stevens states in the corresponding criminal complaint that he responded to Shenandoah Shores Road to assist another deputy during the stop. Stevens states that he asked Green if he had seen a man identified in the complaint as Johnathan Robinson. Green responded by saying he had not seen Robinson in a month.
Stevens states he received a photo of Robinson from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. The photo matched Robinson, who was a passenger in the vehicle, the complaint states. Stevens placed Green in custody. The complaint states that Robinson is wanted by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.
Green was released from the regional jail the day after his arrest on the false information charge, according to online records.