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Albany Man Jailed in Bartow for Armed Robbery

Dec 13, 2012 -- 10:29am

By: Kevin Karel (WRGA News)

Bartow County Sheriff’s deputies have charged an Albany, Georgia man in connection with an armed robbery on Highway 20 last month.

Sheriff Clark Millsap says Michael Shane Mickler, age 40, is in local custody following his arrest in Suwanee, Georgia on December 2nd. Officers believe Mickler robbed the Hampton Inn at gunpoint on Wednesday November 21st, the day before Thanksgiving, and made his escape on I-75 before they could catch him.

Mickler was finally captured in Suwanee by investigators from both the Suwanee and Forsyth Police Departments. Mickler was finally brought into custody at the Bartow County Jail on Tuesday December 11th and charged with Armed Robbery.

Millsap says Mickler is wanted for questioning by other law enforcement agencies for his potential involvement in various crimes.

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