PRESS RELEASE, 11/15/2005

Two teenagers indicted in a string of Asian Restaurant robberies

A Hamilton County grand jury indicted two teenagers today for three counts of Aggravated Robbery and three counts of Theft for a series of robberies that took place from April to July 2005.

Desuan Terrell, 17, and Lamar Taylor, 18, were involved in a string of Asian restaurant robberies stretching across Hamilton, Butler and Warren counties. Three of the robberies took place in Hamilton County. The defendants stole nearly $22,000 from restaurant owners in Springfield Township, Springdale and Green Township.

Investigators were able to piece the crimes together through vehicle and physical descriptions given by the victims.

The defendants are currently being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center on a $255,000 bond.