UPDATE: Two arrested in connection to Talbot Co. armed robberies
Two men are facing multiple charges after police say they were involved in multiple armed robberies in Talbot County.
The Easton Police Department says on Wednesday, they along with the Maryland State Police and Talbot County Sheriff's Office arrested 26-year-old Robert Goldsboro, of Cordova, and 30-year-old Thomas Bailey, of Trappe, in connection to several armed robberies.
According to the report, Goldsboro and Bailey were arrested in connection to the March 4 armed robbery at Carroll Fuels, in Easton, the March 6 armed robbery at Hernandez Grocery Store, in Easton, the March 6 armed robbery at the 7-11 , on North Washington Street, and the March 5 armed robbery at the High's Store, in Trappe.
Police say the suspect in each incident was described as an African American male and the use of a k-9 was unsuccessful in attempting to locate the suspect after the robberies.
According to authorities, a joint investigation between the Maryland State Police, Talbot County Sheriff's Office and the Talbot County Narcotics Task Force, a suspect and a suspect vehicle were developed. Officers say search and seizure warrants were executed on the vehicle, which was driven by Bailey during the robberies and a residence. Evidence was reportedly located linking Goldsboro and Bailey to the robberies. MSP says Goldsboro provided a confession to the robberies.
Goldsboro and Bailey are charged with multiple counts of armed robbery, assault, false imprisonment, theft and conspiracy.
Both men are currently being held at the Talbot County Detention Center.