Man accused of stealing beer during armed robberies at 2 Montgomery gas stations

Published: Sep. 27, 2021 at 5:22 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department has arrested and charged a man after he allegedly stole cases of beer from two convenience stores and brandished a firearm at the clerks over the weekend.

According to court documents, Markai Pettus, 27, of Montgomery, walked into a gas station in the 300 block of Madison Avenue around 7:45 p.m. Sunday and stole two cases of Corona Beer.

Less than an hour later at just before 8:30 p.m., Pettus is said to have committed the same crime, stealing two cases of the same brand of beer at a gas station in the 1000 block of Ann Street.

Pettus, who is now charged with two counts of first-degree robbery is being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility where his bond was set at $120,000.

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