5 arrested in armed robberies in Henderson & Transylvania Co.

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Through a combined effort of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, Hendersonville Police, the ATF and the Transylvania County Sheriff’s office, five arrests were made in a recent string of armed robberies.

Hendersonville Police say three of the robberies happened on Sunday, October 16th.

One happened at the El Trebol Tienda Mexicana on Spartanburg Highway in East Flat Rock, the Subway on Westside Village Road in Hendersonville and the Tri-Angle Stop in Penrose in Transylvania County.

They say a fourth robbery happened on Monday, October 17th at the Dana Road branch of the BB&T in Hendersonville.

Hendersonville Police say a clerk from Goodwill reported she was robbed of the nightly deposit at the bank.

Detectives were able to view surveillance video of the robbery and discovered all four robberies were related and identified all those involved.

Kevin Rodriguez faces conspiracy to commit robbery charges in Henderson County. Photo: Henderson County Sheriff's Office.
Kevin Rodriguez

Detectives arrested 36 year old Kevin Amaury Rodriguez of East Flat Rock on Friday for two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.  He is currently in the Henderson County Jail under a $120,000 secured bond.

Hendersonville Police say Samantha Rodriguez was arrested and faces charges of conspiracy to commit felony larceny and larceny by employee in a string of robberies in the region. Photo: Hendersonville County Sheriff's Office
Samantha Rodriguez

Also arrested Friday was Samantha Rodriguez of East Flat Rock. She faces one count of conspiracy to commit felony larceny and one count of larceny by employee.

Henderson County deputies say Kevin and Samantha Rodriguez are husband and wife and are connected to the BB&T robbery on October 17th.

Miles Dunbar faces armed robbery charges in Henderson County. Photo: Henderson County Sheriff's Office.
Miles Dunbar

18 year old Miles J. Dunbar of Fletcher was arrested Friday. He faces three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of second degree kidnapping, one count of larceny from a person, and one count of felony larceny.  He is currently in the Henderson County Jail under a $200,000 secured bond.

 

Deputies are looking for Demarkus Dunbar, who faces 3 counts of robbery in Henderson County. Photo: Henderson County Sheriff's Office.
Demarkus Dunbar

Hendersonville Police say 25 year old Demarkus Lovon Dunbar of Fletcher, NC was arrested Saturday night around 7:30 pm for three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of second degree kidnapping, one count of larceny from a person and one county of felony larceny.

Deputies are looking for Luis Laguna, who faces 2 counts of conspiracy to commit robbery in Henderson County. Photo: Henderson County Sheriff's Office.
Luis Laguna

Police also tell 7 News 41 year old Luis Enrique Laguna of Hendersonville was arrested around 10:15 pm Saturday night and is charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts aiding and abetting robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Detectives say Laguna is in the Henderson County Detention Center under a $220,000 bond.

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