5 arrested in A.C. casino robbery
Some of the money stolen in the armed theft at Caesars was found, police say.
Izyiah Plummer, 19, and Lance Rogers, 20, both of Atlantic City, along with Dwayne Morgan, 20, Monique Kelly, 19, and Aaron Evans, 23, all of Pleasantville, N.J., face charges ranging from robbery and aggravated assault to weapons offenses and receiving stolen property.
Authorities said Plummer had worked as a security guard at Caesars but did not say whether he was employed there at the time of the heist, which occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. July 21.
Two men wearing masks and gloves brandished a gun and robbed security personnel of cash boxes containing more than $180,000 from inside the casino before fleeing in a dark-colored sedan, police said.
The searches turned up a large portion of the money stolen from the casino and some articles of clothing the suspects are believed to have worn during the crime, according to police.
Additional details about the circumstances surrounding the arrests and charges were not released Wednesday because the investigation is ongoing, police said.
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