Armed robbery suspect appears in Superior Court

COLUMBUS, Ga. – A man charged in connection to a slew of armed robberies was set to go to court earlier today.

Officials say they are charging Aquarius Nelson, 29, with 16 counts of armed robbery.

Nelson made an appearance in Superior Court today.

Police say Nelson and three other suspects held multiple people at liquor stores by gunpoint between November 15th and December 22nd of 2014.

The Holly Hills Package Store, two Cedar Hills Package Stores, Papa’s Package Store, and six other businesses.

They say one man was also robbed at gunpoint on Southside Court.


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