Man Faces Trio of Robbery Charges

A Panama City Beach man is sitting in jail after allegedly robbing two convenience stores within four hours.

Thirty-eight-year-old Aric Anthony Jones is charged with three counts of robbery and violation of probation, according to the Bay County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies arrested Jones Thursday and consider him the sole suspect in three recent armed robberies.

The first happened November 19 at the Express Lane on North Lagoon at Joan Ave. He robbed the same store again Wednesday night around 11:30. He then robbed the Pop In Convenience store at Front Beach and Laurie about four hours later