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      Arrests made in Tift County Dairy Queen robbery

      18-year-old Courtney Dennes Falcon has been charged with armed robbery and possession of marijuana.

      According to Sgt. Dorminey McCrae with the Tifton Police Department, an 18-year old Tift County female and a 16-year-old Berrien County female were arrested in connection to a Dairy Queen robbery.Officials say Around 9:00 p.m. Monday night a female ran into the Tift County Dairy Queen, pointed a small handgun at two employees, and demanded money.The 16-year-old juvenile then allegedly ran outside, fired three rounds into the air, and then jumped into a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Courtney Dennes Falcon.After responding to the scene, officials set up a perimeter and went searching for the vehicle, which they found parked at a residence. When the two suspects exited the home, they were detained and taken into custody.Officials say the 16-year-old was charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, reckless conduct, and possession of marijuana while Falcon was charged with armed robbery and possession of marijuana.Stay connected to as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!