Police arrest teen accused of four armed robberies in two days - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Police arrest teen accused of four armed robberies in two days

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Cody Basham (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Cody Basham (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they have arrested a teenager who committed four armed robberies in two days.

According to an arrest report, the first two robberies took place on April 24. Police say 19-year-old Cody Basham, along with two accomplices, one of whom was a juvenile, walked into the Speedway Oil at 2720 Taylorsville Road, wearing masks. Police say Basham pulled a handgun and took business cash.

Later the same day, police say Basham and a juvenile accomplice entered the J&C Food Mart at 4953 Manslick Road, also wearing masks. Police say Basham again pulled a handgun and took business cash and merchandise.

The next day, on April 25, Basham and a juvenile accomplice entered the Circle K at 8320 Old Third Street Road, wearing masks, according to the arrest report. Police say Basham pulled a handgun and took business cash and merchandise.

The same day, police say Basham and a juvenile accomplice walked into 6312 Greenwood Road. According to the arrest report, Basham pulled a handgun and demanded business cash. 

Police say both drove away from the scene in a Honda Civic, but crashed on Greenbelt Highway, near Cane Run Road. 

Police caught them in a wooded area. The handgun was recovered.

Both suspects were arrested. Basham was taken into custody just before 4:45 p.m. He is charged with four counts of first degree robbery.

Information about juvenile suspects is sealed.

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