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Pinellas deputies make arrests in Craigslist robbery

Published May 4, 2015

Deputies arrested two teenage brothers Friday accused of robbing people responding to Craigslist ad at gunpoint, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.

Taiwan Jontrell Lee, 19, of Clearwater, faces charges of felon in possession of a firearm and violation of probation for several unrelated charges. Reginald Donnell Boone, 16, of Clearwater, faces charges of armed robbery and marijuana possession.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the victims were robbed at gunpoint when they arrived at 1512 Cedar St. in Safety Harbor to see a motorcycle that was advertised online.

Detectives were still searching Monday for others involved in the robberies, which involved three suspects on April 24 and five suspects on April 26, the Sheriff's Office said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Stephen Bergstrom at (727) 582-6200. To remain anonymous, call (800)873-8477.

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