posted on August 13, 2019 13:30
For Immediate Release
On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges on suspect Jawan Henderson, 18 years of age, of the 1300 block of Norchester in St. Louis, Missouri 63136, for five counts of Robbery in the First Degree, five counts of Armed Criminal Action, two counts of Burglary in the Second Degree, and two counts of Stealing $25,000 or More. Henderson is being held without a bond. A previous mugshot of Henderson is attached.
The probable cause statements read:
On 7/19/19, Defendant approached the Victim as she exited her vehicle. Defendant pointed a gun at the Victim and demanded her car keys and cell phone. Victim handed the Defendant her car keys and cell phone. Defendant drove away in the victim’s vehicle. Victim can identify the Defendant as the person who took her vehicle. Victim did not give the Defendant permission to take her vehicle.
On 8/6/19, Defendant approached the Victim while she was sitting in her vehicle. The Defendant pointed a gun at the Victim and demanded her purse. Victim can identify the Defendant as the person who pointed a gun at her and took her purse.
On 8/7/19, Defendant approached the Victim while she was sitting in her vehicle. The Defendant pointed a gun at the Victim and demanded her purse and cell phone. The Victim provided the Defendant with her purse and cell phone. Victim can identify the Defendant as the person who pointed a gun at her and took her purse and cell phone.
On 8/11/19, Defendant and Co-Defendant enter the lot of Westport Auto. Co-Defendant broke the window of the business and Defendant and Co-Defendant enter the building. Defendant and Co-Defendant removed multiple key fobs from the building. The Defendant drove off in a BMW worth approximately $39,000. The incident is on video surveillance.
On 8/12/2019, the Defendant and Co-Defendant enter Suntrup Auto lot and break into the showroom and take numerous key fobs. The Defendant and Co-Defendant drove off in three new Mustangs, worth approximately $31,000 each. The Defendant admitted he stole one of the Mustangs.
Detectives from the St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and Bureau of Crimes Against Property are conducting the investigations. Those detectives have worked in collaboration with investigators from many of our law enforcement partners, including the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the Richmond Heights Police Department, the Hazelwood Police Department, and the Florissant Police Department.
Additional details of the crimes listed above, including location, date, and time, will be provided upon request.