Charged: Robbery & Kidnapping

According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, authorities have arrested two people on Robbery and Kidnapping charges. 55-year-old Bobby Lynn Dowdy Sr. and 35-year-old Bobby Lynn Dowdy Jr., both of Crossville were arrested by investigators and Drug Task Force agents at a home on County Road 9 near Crossville. Both men are accused of taking a man at gunpoint and taking his cash and other items while they drove around. The victim was later released but he says he was continually threatened by the suspects. Both Dowdy and his son are in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond on charges of Robbery 1st Degree and Kidnapping 2nd Degree.


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