Crime & Courts

Man accused of robbing 3 Charlotte businesses

A Charlotte man was jailed late Monday after police charged him in connection with three recent armed robberies of businesses.

Police accuse 28-year-old Antonio Lamont Gaines of robbing the Fish House in the 6000 block of The Plaza, the Arcade Room in the 2400 block of North Tryon Street and the SBL Business Center in the 2700 block of South Tryon Street.

Gaines was charged with three counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of second-degree kidnapping and one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

Antonio Lamont Gaines
Antonio Lamont Gaines Mecklenburg County jail

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak