At least one of the suspects charged with the May 25 shooting death of convenience store proprietor Donald Claude Arnder is back in Surry County.
According to police reports, Detective Brad Quesinberry traveled to Roanoke this week to take Emmanuel William Foster, 23, of Bluefield, W.Va., into custody and transport him to Surry County.
Foster was taken into custody at the Roanoke City Jail and transported to Surry County, where he was served with warrants charging him with murder, attempted armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.
He is being held in the Surry County Jail without bond.
Foster is scheduled to appear in Surry County District Court on June 26.
Foster, with a listed address of Coal Heritage Road in Bluefield, was previously under police guard at the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he was recovering from a gunshot wound to the chest suffered during the Mount Airy robbery.
Foster and alleged accomplices Joshua Robert Berry, 28, of Bluefield, and Sarah Lynn Looney, 24, also known as Sarah Berry, of Bluefield, are facing multiple felony charges related to the armed robbery and shooting of Arnder during a late-night robbery of Eddie’s Zip Food.
Berry and his wife have been charged with robbing the Kangaroo Express in Bland, Va. and were arraigned there yesteday on those charges.
The three suspects also have been charged with the robbery of the Marquee Cinemas in Wytheville and a Kangaroo Express in Wytheville.
Berry is also a suspect in the April 19 and the May 13 robberies of the Carmike Cinema in Bluefield, W.Va.
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