By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Suspects arrested in post office robbery
Placeholder Image

Effingham County Sheriff's deputies have arrested three men in connection with the Oct. 14 robbery of the Eden post office.

Brian Bacon, 18, of Pembroke, and Charles Pretlow, 17, of Statesboro, have been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and conspiracy to commit a crime. Thermon Gaines, 19, of Pembroke, has been charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime.

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Postal Inspectors have been following leads since the robbery, which took place just before noon on Oct. 14. Both agencies received assistance from the Pembroke Police Department and the Bryan County Sheriff's Office.

All three suspects are being held in the Effingham County Jail.

For more details, see Friday's edition of the Effingham Herald.