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Authorities arrest 3 during serial robber search

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have arrested three men on drug and weapon charges after a tip led them to a home in southeast Atlanta. 

Authorities were pursuing a suspect they say is responsible for robbing twenty-one dollar store, since February, at the time of the arrests. 

When authorities searched the home they discovered about 109 grams of cocaine, 4 grams of marijuana and two handguns: one of the handguns was and the other had it's serial number altered. An unknown informant told authorities about a crawlspace built into the house and authorities located addition contraband in that area. 

The three men have been identified as: 

  • Derrick Shaw Jr., 33
  • Deangelo Rozier, 33 
  • Travis Smith or Travis Moor, 25 

The robbery suspect was not located. However, the getaway driver in the robberies Raphael Rainey has been charged with four counts of armed robbery with other charges pending. Rainey was arrested on Thursday. 

Authorities are still searching for the robbery suspect. Members of the community are urged to call Crime Stoppers with tips or call the DeKalb Sheriff's Office at 404 298-8200.