Man suspected of robberies in Coffee, surrounding counties has been arrested

Feb 17, 2022 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

Rodney Gilliam

A man who was wanted for several alleged robberies in nearby communities has been caught.

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department has charged 41-Rodney C. Gilliam of Tracy City with the February 8th aggravated armed robbery of the Marathon Gas Station in Pelham, Tennessee.

Gilliam has also been charged in Chattanooga with armed robbery.

According to Grundy County authorities, Gilliam is also a suspect in several armed robberies in Coffee County, Franklin County, Giles County - all in Tennessee and another robbery in Jackson County, Alabama.

Manchester Police Department officials partner station WMSR in Coffee County that Gilliam is also suspected in last month’s armed robbery of Melrose Market in Manchester.

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