One Suspect Arrested, Another Wanted In Series Of Armed Robberies At McDonald’s Across Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One suspect was arrested and another is wanted for a series of armed robberies that took place at several McDonald’s restaurants across Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

CMPD says the robberies date back to December 2019.  Here is a breakdown of each robbery:

  • Shortly before 4:20 a.m. on December 23, 2019, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at the McDonalds located at 3058 Eastway Drive in the Eastway Division. Officers arrived and learned two suspects entered the business and threatened the employees with a firearm. The suspects stole property belonging to both the victims and the business and then fled the scene.
  • At 4:15 a.m. on March 23, 2020, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at the McDonalds located at 9320 Steele Creek Road in the Steele Creek Division. When officers arrived, they learned the suspects approached the victim who was standing outside of the business and threatened the victim with a firearm. The suspects stole property belonging to the victim and then fled the scene.
  • Shortly before 4:10 a.m. on March 24, 2020, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at the McDonalds located at 2518 Beatties Ford Road in the Metro Division. Officers arrived and learned a suspect threatened an employee of the business with a firearm and then stole property belonging to both the victim and the business before fleeing the scene.
  • Shortly before 4:20 a.m. on March 25, 2020, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at the McDonalds located at 720 Meridian Center Drive in the Independence Division. When they arrived, officers learned a suspect entered the business and threatened employees with a firearm while demanding money. The suspect then fled the scene.
  • Shortly before 5:00 a.m. on March 25, 2020, officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at the McDonalds located at 9414 Northlake West Drive in the North Division. When officers arrived, they learned two suspects entered the business and threatened the employees with a firearm. The suspects stole property belonging to the business and then fled the scene.

Detectives with CMPD’s Armed Robbery Unit were able to identify the two suspects, according to a news release.  Police say warrants were signed for Jeremy Thrasher and Michael Webb.

On March 27th, police say Webb was located and arrested.  He has been charged with five counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, five counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, nine counts of second-degree kidnapping, and breaking and entering a motor vehicle.

Thrasher has numerous felony warrants for his arrest, according to a news release.  Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.