20-year-old Devonte Poe, and 18-year-old Taiwan Edwards were arrested Thursday

2 Arrested Following Drug Deal Gone Bad



Two 17-year-olds call Janesville Police after they're robbed of $17 while attempting to buy marijuana.

According to Janesville Police, a little before 1:00 a.m. two Janesville teens reported that they had been robbed of one of their wallets in the area of McKinley and Academy Streets.

Eventually they told Police that they were attempting to buy marijuana from some former classmates at Craig High School when the suspects took the wallet.

Officers located and arrested 18-year-old Taiwan Edwards and 20-year-old Devonte Poe both of Janesville at Five Points Mobile.

Police are still looking for a third suspect who ran.

Edwards and Poe are being held at the Rock County Jail on suspicion of being a party to robbery.  Poe also had an active warrant at the time of his arrest.


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