Man arrested confesses to connection in recent robberies

Published 9:22 am Thursday, July 13, 2017

PRESS RELEASE — On Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Orange Police Department stopped a silver Kia that was a suspect vehicle in recent armed robberies.  The driver was identified as Jerome Christopher (b/m/03-20-1988).  The driver was questioned and confessed to recent robberies, possession of a firearm by a felon and delivery of controlled substance.  Mr. Christopher was arrested for two traffic charges, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  Mr. Christopher was transported to OSO jail and released to jail staff.

The Orange Police Department would like to thank the citizens of Orange for their assistance in providing information that led to this arrest.