LAWRENCEVILLE — Less than a week after the alleged teenaged mastermind of an armed robbery plot was arrested, her three co-conspirators have been taken into custody as well, officials said.
According to police reports, 17-year-old Tiffany Shanice Gonzalez visited the Lawrenceville apartment of a male friend in the early hours of Jan. 6. About an hour after her arrival, there was a knock on the victims’ Wesley Place apartment.
Gonzalez answered the door, letting three robbers — including two armed with handguns — inside.
They reportedly tied up three victims while threatening to rape the females present, making out with cell phones, wallets and game systems.
Gonzalez later confessed to setting the victims up, police said.
“She stated her and the other suspects exchanged text messages just before the robbery and they were going to fake an abduction to get her out of the apartment,” a police report read.
The three male robbers were later identified as 17-year-old Devon Antonio Jenkins, 21-year-old Kwame Xavier Marshall and 24-year-old Tory Demetrius King, all of Lawrenceville.
Jail records show Jenkins was arrested by Lawrenceville Police on Jan. 8.
Marshall and King were both taken into custody on Tuesday by the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Department. The duo was arrested at a Maddox Street apartment where the department’s fugitive unit had set up surveillance, spokeswoman Stacey Bourbonnais said.
Along with Gonzalez, who was booked shortly after the incident, the three males are being held with no bond on four felony counts of armed robbery apiece.