LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Julius Scott Martin, 26, has been charged with armed robbery involving an incident in the 500 block of South 14th Avenue in Laurel.
On January 8, 2015, around midnight, the Laurel Police Department received a call that someone had been robbed at gunpoint by four black male individuals at that address. Approximately sixteen-minutes later, officers apprehended one of the suspects identified as Julius Scott Martin. He was taken into custody and placed in the Jones County Jail.
Martin went before Judge Kyle Robertson in Laurel Municipal Court on Friday, where he was charged with one count Armed Robbery with bond set at $250,000 and one count of Ex-Con in Possession of a Firearm with bond set at $10,000.
Officer Decuir made the initial arrest and the case is still under investigation led by Investigator Brandon Evans.