GOLD EXCHANGE DRIVER CHARGED WITH MURDER

SAVANNAH, GA (November 9, 2012) The driver of a pickup truck that crashed while speeding from a crime scene with a dying accomplice in it Sept. 27 has been charged with felony murder.

 Savannah-Chatham Metro Police violent crimes detectives served Anthony Threatt Robinson, 38, with the warrant for his part in the incident Thursday in the Chatham County Detention Center where he was being held on other charges..

 He had been taken into custody after a brief foot chase by pursuing Central and  Southside Patrol officers near East 46th and Harmon streets after the truck crashed into a house minutes after a shooting at the Coastal Gold Exchange in the 200 block of Eisenhower Drive.

 He was charged at the time with driving without a permit, fleeing to elude, failure to maintain lane, driving too fast for conditions, reckless driving, failure to notify after striking an object, failure to yield and obstruction

 Benjamin Lamar Carter, 35, was found in the pickup with a gunshot wound. He was declared dead at Memorial University Medical Center. He had been shot in a confrontation with an employee of the business.

 Detectives continue to investigate.

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