Pine Bluff Wanted Person

The suspect entering the store. / Photo courtesy of APD

First Updated (1/12/12 10:35 A.M.)
The Albany Police Department has announced the identification of the suspect as 26-year-old Joshua Jones.

Jones was arrested at the Sylvester Road Harvey's Supermarket on January 11th shortly after noon when recognized by a citizen that called authorities.

During an interview with detectives, Jones was charged for scraching the serial number off of the handgun and reckless conduct. They also recovered weapons and ammunition.

Initial Story (1/10/12)
The Albany Police Department need your help finding a man who fired a shot at Pine Bluff Country Estates.

According to the APD, on January 9, 2012, officers responded to 211 Pine Bluff Road in reference to a shooting. Upon their arrival, the victims stated they were approached by an unidentified black male. The suspect pulled out a handgun and fired one shot towards one of them. The victims further stated that the suspect appeared to have come from the convenient store located at 3000 Sylvester Road. Officers responded to the Fast Lane Convenient Store at 3000 Sylvester Road where surveillance video was obtained. A male subject, matching the physical description provided by the victims, was observed purchasing items.

Suspect Description:
-Black male
-Dark brown complexion with a beard
-Last seen wearing an orange shirt, ark colored pants, and a doo-rag over his head
-He was also carrying a bag
-He is approximately 6'1" to 6'2" in height, weighs about 200 pounds and appears to be in his 20's.
-This man is currently a suspect and is considered armed and dangerous. If you should see this man, do not confront him; call the police.

If anyone knows the identity of this suspect, please call the Albany Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477).