Traffic Stop Solves 2010 Crime
A traffic stop produced un-expected results Wednesday night in Gainesville. Police say 20 year old Denzell Smoaks and 26 year old Roosevelt Smoaks didn't stop at a red light on South Main Street and had illegal tint on their windows. They also chose not to stop when an officer tried to pull them over.
A chase began and the men eventually abandoned their car. The brothers threw a gun out of the car window during the chase, which turned out to be the one stolen in August 2010 from a security guard during an armed robbery at the Allied Veterans Internet Cafe.
Cocaine and $1600 dollars cash was also found in the Smoaks' car. This comes just one month after the two were arrested during a bar brawl at Status Nightclub downtown.
The men are charged with multiple felonies including grand theft and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
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