Police believe they have the man responsible for the armed robberies at Gamestop on Hornbeck Rd, Smoker Friendly at Pierpont Centre, and Books-A-Million at Pierpont Centre. Police just sent us this press release.
On December 20, 2018 at approximately 11:12 a.m., detectives from the Morgantown Police Department and Monongalia County Sherriff’s Department executed a search warrant at the residence of Thomas Allen HOLLIS, 53 years of age of Morgantown, WV on Meadows Drive.
During that search, detectives located several pieces of evidence linking HOLLIS to three recent robberies. HOLLIS was arrested at his residence without incident. HOLLIS was charged with one count of armed robbery by the Morgantown Police Department in relation to the robbery at GameStop on Hornbeck Road on October 20, 2018.
The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department charged HOLLIS with one count of armed robbery in relation to the robbery at Smoker Friendly in the Pierpont Centre on December 17, 2018. The West Virginia State Police will also be obtaining an armed robbery warrant for HOLLIS in relation to the October 18, 2018 robbery at Books-A-Million in the Pierpont Centre.
This case is closed by arrest.