Robbery at Mapco on DeerHead Cove Road Sparks Urgent Search for Suspect


A robbery occurred at the Mapco convenience store situated on DeerHead Cove Road on October 15, 2023, at approximately 9:30 PM. Authorities from the Dade County Sheriff’s Office are reaching out to the community for assistance in identifying the individual responsible for the incident.

According to reports, an individual entered the store and allegedly committed the robbery, displaying a firearm to the store clerk. The suspect, captured on surveillance footage, reportedly demanded cash from the store’s registers and departed with an estimated amount of over $2,000, leaving store employees and customers unsettled.

Of note, there is a possibility that the suspect may have been accompanied by another individual who did not enter the store during the incident. Authorities are actively seeking information to assist in identifying and locating the individuals involved and to prevent potential harm to the community.

Detective Chris Gravitt of the Dade County Sheriff’s Office encourages residents to come forward with any information that may help identify and locate the suspect. Detective Gravitt can be reached via email at [email protected] or by calling (706) 657-3233 and asking for Detective Gravitt. Concerned citizens are also encouraged to reach out through the Dade County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page to provide any tips or leads related to the case.