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Monroe makes arrests in robberies

Monroe police have arrested a man in connection with three recent robberies.

And police say a woman also was charged in one of those robberies.

Scottavais Hailey, 28, of Monroe, has been charged with seven counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, according to police.

Investigators allege Hailey robbed a Kangaroo Express on West Franklin Street last Sept. 14 and again Oct. 29, the Kay Jewelers store on U.S. 74 on Dec. 7, and the New China Restaurant on West Franklin Street on Jan. 17.

Police also say Willette Hailey, 43, of Monroe, was charged with receiving stolen goods, in connection with the Kay Jewelers robbery.

Lyttle: 704-358-6107; Twitter: @slyttle
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