Robbery detectives identified Waters, of the 7900 block of Orion Circle in Laurel, Wheeler, of the 8700 block of Char Court in Laurel, and Cunningham, of the 100 block of Firethorn Court in Largo, as suspects in the case. Waters was arrested on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Kettering. Wheeler and Cunningham were developed as suspects and were arrested on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
"The community played a vital role by providing information that greatly assisted in the investigation." said Assistant Commander Captain Genia Reaves.
We are investigating the possiblitiy that the suspects are involved with other robberies.
The Prince George's County Police Department is currently investigating a string of commercial armed robberies in the county over the weekend. The same two suspects are armed with semi-automatic handguns and have been entering commercial establishments wearing masks. The suspects have been parking a newer model gray Dodge Charger on the side or to the rear of the targeted locations. In the days prior to the string of robberies occurring in Prince George's County, the Metropolitan Police Department had experienced a similar string of robberies, believed to be committed by the same suspects.