Man Suspected of South City Robberies Is Now Behind Bars

Courtesy of SLMPD
It was one "hot" summer for Jerry Cooley, according to St. Louis police.
State and federal prosecutors have charged 57-year-old Jerry Cooley, of south city, with multiple counts of robbery and armed criminal action for holding up a handful of St. Louis retailers, and one bank, last summer.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested Cooley on Friday. They believe he's good for the following heists:

At the time the robberies occurred last year...

...the police department's media office said the suspect either made a purchase or a return before announcing the robberies to the cashiers. 

Cooley is now behind bars, without bond. 

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