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UPDATE: 4th suspect arrested in armed robbery and assault of man in Bealeton

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James Weaver

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UPDATE JULY 2: On July 1, the Mustang City Police Department in Mustang, Oklahoma arrested Kiana L. Garner, 18, of Woodstock, Virginia; she is the fourth suspect in an armed robbery and assault in Bealeton reported on June 27.

A press release from the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office said that detectives from the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit identified Garner’s location and contacted the local police department in Oklahoma to have her taken into custody.

Kiana Garner

Kiana Garner

Garner is charged with armed robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious wounding by mob. Garner is being held at the Canadian County Detention Center in El Reno, Oklahoma without a bond, pending extradition back to Fauquier County.

UPDATE: A third suspect has been arrested in the June 27 armed robbery of a man in Bealeton, the Fauquier County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release Wednesday morning.

The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, along with the U.S. Marshals Service arrested James O. Weaver, 21, of Catlett on June 29 at his residence. Weaver is charged with armed robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, malicious wounding by mob and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to the press release.

Weaver is being held at the Fauquier Adult Detention Center without a bond.

ORIGINAL STORY: A group of three men robbed another man at gunpoint on Wolfe Court in Bealeton Sunday, taking $1,500 in cash and a cell phone from the victim, according to a criminal complaint filed by a Fauquier County detective. The men also assaulted the victim, leaving him with several injuries, including a chipped tooth, according to the complaint.

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Jonathan Trevon Fields 

The victim was “pistol whipped multiple times throughout the altercation,” according to the complaint, and the victim was subsequently taken to Fauquier Hospital for treatment. 

A press release from the Sheriff’s Office said that detectives reviewed data from a license plate reader near the incident, which yielded a vehicle tag that was linked to one of the suspects in the investigationSheriff’s detectives, in collaboration with the Warrenton Police Department were able to locate the vehicle in the Town of Warrenton. A search warrant was executed on that vehicle and evidence was recovered inside that belonged to the robbery victim, according to the press release. 

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Markelle Elizabeth Haymond 

At least one man, 27-year-old Jonathan Fields, was arrested in direct connection with the alleged robbery by Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office deputies in the town of Warrenton; the arrest took place a few minutes before 11 p.m. Sunday on West Shirley Avenue near the intersection with Moffett Avenue, according to the sheriff’s office. 

Fields is charged with armed robbery, the use of a firearm in commission of a felony and malicious wounding by a mob. He remained in custody with no bond as of Monday, according to court records. 

Another individual, Markelle Haymond, 19, was arrested and charged with possessing an item stolen from the victim but was not alleged to have participated in the robbery itself. She also remained in custody and is being held on a secure bond of $500 

Neither Fields nor Haymond has a fixed address, according to charging documents. 

Sgt. Steve Lewis confirmed that the investigation is ongoing, but declined to comment about any other suspects in the case at this time.

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