UPDATE #1: Suspect Continues to Rob Local Pharmacies - Suspect Arrested

Update #1, 02/21/2018: Following the publication of the original Media Release on February 2, the lead detective started to receive several tips in reference to the identity of the suspect who was robbing local pharmacies in Snellville, Lilburn, and Loganville.  During the follow-up investigation, Aaron Neighbors (age 24, Lawrenceville) was identified as a possible suspect.  Information was gathered linking Aaron to the robberies at one Rite Aid and two CVS pharmacies in January. 

On Monday, February 12, Aaron was placed under arrest at a hotel in the city of Norcross.  He was transported to the Gwinnett County Jail and charged with the following crimes:

  • Armed Robbery (3 counts)
  • Aggravated Assault (4 counts)
  • Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance (1 count)
  • Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance (1 count)

We are very fortunate that this suspect was identified quickly and taken into custody before his violence escalated. 

(*note:  Aaron is facing charges in reference to non-GCPD cases too.)

Click here to access the reports, photos, and videos in these cases.

Additional charges are likely in reference to the Burglary at the Best 4 Less on January 12.  Click here to access the photos, report, and Media Release in this case.

Original, 02/02/2018: (Snellville, Lilburn, and Loganville, Georgia)  The Gwinnett County Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying the suspect who is responsible for robbing several pharmacies in the unincorporated portions of Gwinnett County and the city of Lilburn. 

  • On Monday, January 8 at around 9pm, a suspect wearing a camouflage hoodie and purple gloves robbed the Rite Aid at 3295 Centerville Highway in unincorporated Snellville. 
  • Then, on Tuesday, January 16 shortly before 10pm, the same suspect is seen on surveillance robbing the CVS at 4358 Burns Road in unincorporated Lilburn.  The suspect is wearing the same clothing.  (VIDEO)
  • And, on Sunday, January 21 shortly before 10pm, the same suspect wearing the same clothing robs the CVS at 2720 Loganville Highway in unincorporated Loganville.  (VIDEO)

In the robberies at the CVS locations (GCPD cases), the suspect is holding a silver handgun. 

The suspect is described as a white male, 5-08 to 6-00, 170-200 lbs., wearing blue jeans and a camouflage jacket, purple gloves, and a black and white bandana.  He is seen driving a white minivan.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.crimestoppersatlanta.org.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Numbers:  18-002590, 18-005269, 18-007020 

Please contact the Lilburn Police Department regarding any cases in their jurisdiction. 

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