Second suspect arrested in Ringgold Grocery armed robbery case

Eligah Williams

Booking photo courtesy of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office


A second arrest has been made in connection to the Nov. 18, 2019, robbery of Ringgold Grocery Store located at 4243 Jackson Road.

The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office reports that 19-year-old Elijah Jeremiah Williams was arrested Jan. 14, and has been charged with two counts of armed robbery.

“We knew that at least one other person was involved in the robbery and our Investigators continued to follow leads and gather information. As a result of their teamwork, we were able to identify Williams as a suspect,” said Sheriff Darrell Dix. “He was interviewed on January 14th, and during the interview he was presented with facts regarding the case. After hearing those facts, he admitted his role in the robbery and gave further details about its occurrence.”

Williams currently being held without bond in the Spalding County Jail.

“Great work by our investigators on this case,” Dix said. “They did an outstanding job on following up on leads, working together through the case, and conducting interviews to make this second arrest happen.”

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