It didn't take Eagan police long to track down a Maplewood man who allegedly made off with $60 and a black cell phone following a robbery in December.
Everett Jacobe-Kwunzell Durr, 21, faces one felony count of second-degree aggravated robbery for his alleged role in the incident, which occurred at an apartment complex on Greystone Drive in Eagan.
Police were dispatched to the apartment complex on Dec. 30 on reports of an armed robbery on the complex grounds, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Dakota County Attorney's Office. Upon arrival, the officers met with three victims, who told police that two men approached them that evening and began speaking with the victims.
At one point during the conversation, the victims said one of the men displayed a black handgun and told them to "empty their pockets". The men allegedly took $50 in cash—one $20 bill, one $10 bill, two $5 bills and some $1 bills—and a black LG touch screen cell phone from one of the victims. Another victim told police the robbers took $10 in cash.
As police were arriving at the complex, they noticed an SUV with two occupants leaving at a high rate of speed, the complaint said. An officer stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Durr, according to the complaint.
The officer searched the vehicle and located cash in the denominations reported stolen in the car. They also found a black cell phone matching the stolen phone's description. The victims positively identified Durr and the second man as the robbers, and advised police that Durr was the man holding the gun during the earlier confrontation.
Police questioned Durr, who denied any knowledge of the robbery and said he was at the complex to pick up his passenger. Police were unable to locate any handguns.
Durr is currently being held at the Dakota County Jail. Bail for Durr was set at $50,000 with conditions, which include no contact with the victims and no possession of firearms.