Suspect in Mars Shaved Ice Robbery is Behind Bars

One of the suspects wanted for the Mars Shaved Ice robbery is behind bars. Cherokee County investigators believe that Erick Ransom is responsible for robbing the shaved ice store in Centre as well as the one in Gadsden. Centre Police say multiple law enforcement agencies have reported a string of robberies involving two to three men, including the two Mars robberies. Ransom is currently held in the Etowah County Detention Center on unrelated charges. Ransom faces extradition to Cherokee County at a later date.


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