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Joint investigation leads to Burger King robberies arrest
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Joint investigation leads to Burger King robberies arrest

Lewiston & Auburn Police are pleased to announce the arrest of Todd Johnson, 31 of Lewiston in connection with a string of Burger King robberies that have occurred in the twin cities over the last week.
On May 13, 2011, the Lewiston Police department responded to the Burger King Restaurant located at 704 Main Street, Lewiston, for the report of a robbery. A male approached the drive thru window on foot and confronted the employees with a handgun. The male demanded money and received an undisclosed amount of money.
On May 14, 2011, the Auburn Police department responded to the Burger King Restaurant located at 333 Center Street, Auburn, for the report of a robbery. The robbery was committed in the same manner as the previous Lewiston robbery.
Monday Evening 05-16-11, Lewiston detectives developed information that Johnson was involved in the robberies. Acting on that information along with Johnson’s rumored whereabouts; Johnson was arrested by Auburn Police during a traffic stop on several unrelated arrest warrants. A handgun believed to be involved in the robberies was also recovered.
LPD Detectives Roland Godbout, Wayne Clifford and APD Detective Jason Moore were able to develop enough evidence together to charge Johnson with Robbery Class A, for his involvement in the Lewiston robbery. Johnson will be facing Grand Jury Indictment for the Auburn robbery. Bail was set at $1000.00 cash, and Johnson is still currently in custody at the Androscoggin County Jail.
LPD Chief Michael Bussiere and APD Chief Phillip L. Crowell Jr. praised the joint investigation between the two department’s lead detectives in helping to solve these violent crimes.

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