April 11, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Robbery Suspect Arrested

On 04/10/11, officers were dispatched to TJ Maxx, located at 3350 S. Glenstone, in reference to a robbery which had just occurred.

The victim, Roxanna Gertiser, was assaulted at the location by a suspect who knocked her to the ground and took her purse and fled in a truck that was parked on the lot.

Officers responded quickly to the area and found the suspect vehicle near the 2000 block of south Glenstone. After conducting a traffic stop, the suspect, identified as Teddy Daugherty (w/m 02/11/73) was arrested for 2nd Degree Robbery and transported to the Greene County Jail.

Charges against Daugherty for 2nd Degree Robbery have been filed by the Greene County Prosecutor's Office. The charges announced herein are merely allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

SPD Case Number: 11-14423
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. David Millsap

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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