Police Apprehend Rockledge Supermarket Robbery Suspect
By Space Coast Daily // August 11, 2012
Desperate For Cash
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – A man suspected of robbing the Aldi Supermarket in Rockledge has been arrested after a store manager in Titusville recognized him from a video of the incident.
The Rockledge Aldi at 628 Barnes Boulevard was robbed on the evening of Aug. 1 by a man who hid in the store until it closed. He then forced a store employee into the office, where he restrained him with duct tape and zipties before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police said that on Thursday night a man approached the Aldi Supermarket at 4650 South Street in Titusville while concealing a handgun under his clothing. He wore a hat and attempted to cover his face.
The store manager suspected he was the same person who robbed the Rockledge Aldi and immediately notified police.
The suspect, Jeffrey Stanley of Palm Bay, 33, tried to flee but was quickly apprehended by a Titusville Police Department patrol unit.
Upon a search, police found Stanley was carrying a gun, duct tape and zipties in his pants.
Stanley was arrested for armed robbery of the Rockledge Aldi, kidnapping, aggravated assault with a firearm, loitering and prowling, carrying a concealed weapon without a permit. He is currently in the Brevard County Jail.