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FBI Assists In Arrest Of Columbia Robbery Suspect

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COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Officers with the Federal Bureau of Investigation assisted in the arrest of a serial burglary suspect in Maury County.

Officials with the Columbia Police Department said 30-year-old Courtney Montez Secrest was arrested Friday. They said investigators with the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force and State Probation and Parole assisted in the arrest.

Secrest was charged with four counts of Aggravated Robbery. He was accused of robbing a Regions Bank on December 18 in Columbia.

Police said Secrest admitted to the Regions Bank robbery and also confessed to a number of armed burglaries in the Columbia area. They said he confessed to robbing the Zip Mart on Hatcher Lane on September 29, the BP on Trotwood Avenue on November 24, and the Fast & Fresh, also on Trotwood, on December 4.

According to police, no one was injured during any of the robberies.

Investigators said Secrest was on parole for a robbery in 2004 at the time of his arrest.

Secrest was booked into the Maury County Jail without bond.

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