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Destine Potts

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Added: Aug 6, 2019  

Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas. "I love you" as a robbery code, that's a new one. Meet our latest fictim (false victim) who plotted robbery on a store she was entrusted with, then declared herself a victim of a Hispanic male robber. Police even described her as "frantic". What a show she had put on.

July 20, 2019. Police officers were dispatched in response to a robbery report in a store at Citizens Drive. There, cashier Destine Potts told them that a masked Hispanic man with a black painted face, armed with a handgun stole $2,400 from the register while yelling “vamonos!”and then he ran off. According to police, Destine narrated the story looking “frantic”.

However, as a part of their investigation, Police reviewed store surveillance footage and noticed Destine Potts putting on a suspicious behavior before and during the robbery. Weeks into the investigation, detectives interviewed the fictim once again and this time she confessed that she organized the robbery with three others, and was paid $200 for her role. Destine also confessed that the code used to initiate the robbery was “I love you” text message sent to the masked man. The man was not immediately identified by police, but the claims of a “Hispanic” man yelling “vamonos!” were fabricated, according to the arrest affidavit.

August 06, 2019. 19-year-old Destine Potts was booked at the Washington County Detention Center on charges: theft of property and filing a false report of criminal wrongdoing. Her bond was set at $2,500 and she is scheduled for arraignment a month from now, in Washington County Circuit Court. There and then, Destine shall face Destiny. Watch this space

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