Daquarius Wright
Daquarius Wright
RIDGELAND — The suspect caught on camera in the armed robbery of the Family Dollar on County Line Road remains in the Madison County Detention Center.

Daquarius Derrell Wright, 18, of 821 Highway 51 in Batesville, was apprehended after detectives from the Ridgeland Police Department located a vehicle matching the description of a vehicle they had on video leaving the Family Dollar just after the armed robbery occurred.

Wright is charged with one count of armed robbery. 

He remains in the Madison County Detention Center on $250,000 bond. He has a court date scheduled for April 23. Ridgeland Police officials say he was arrested just before 5:30 p.m. on April 3. 

Lt. Brian Myers said that RPD received a 9-1-1 call on April 2 at 1:38 p.m. from the Family Dollar on East County Line Road in reference to an armed robbery that had just taken place.  

He said they located Wright through his vehicle which was caught on security cameras leaving the scene. 

The vehicle was located at a residence on Auburn Drive in Jackson. Myers said Wright was apprehended with assistance from the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force.  

Myers said Wright brandished a weapon to the clerk at the front of the store and demanded money after making a purchase. Wright left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. He said that no one was injured in this crime.