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Locked door doesn't keep deputies from arrest of Hephzibah man wanted in armed robbery

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:04 PM
Last updated 5:00 PM
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An armed robbery suspect was arrested Tuesday after locking investigators out of his home for approximately 30 minutes.

Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Blaise Dresser said investigators were searching for Joseph Williamson, 39, at his Hephzibah home on Carrington Drive but Williamson locked the door and refused to come out.

Williamson was sought for the May 2 armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver at a home in his neighborhood.

Williamson finally opened the door for investigators just as his wife arrived at the residence with a key.

Inside, authorities found broken sheetrock from where he had attempted to hide in the ceiling.

Williamson was booked into the Richmond County Jail on charges of armed robbery.

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Nothern_Aggressor
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Nothern_Aggressor 05/23/12 - 02:00 pm
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standing by for all the "they
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standing by for all the "they can't do that" replies from the Liberals.

David Parker
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David Parker 05/23/12 - 02:28 pm
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points for using the ceiling

points for using the ceiling as a getaway. but epic failure overall.

corgimom
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corgimom 05/23/12 - 02:42 pm
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He was lucky that the

He was lucky that the deputies didn't break down the door with a battering ram.

JohnBrownAug
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JohnBrownAug 05/24/12 - 04:58 am
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Sometimes you just want to disappear.

I know I've felt that way at times.

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