Poplarville gas station robbery suspects nabbed in LA - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Poplarville gas station robbery suspects nabbed in LA

Samantha Brumfield Image source: Poplarville Police Department. Samantha Brumfield Image source: Poplarville Police Department.
Joshua Pokasy Image source: Poplarville Police Department. Joshua Pokasy Image source: Poplarville Police Department.
Image source: Poplarville Police Department. Image source: Poplarville Police Department.
POPLARVILLE, MS (WLOX) -

The suspects accused of robbing a Kangaroo gas station in Poplarville Sunday were arrested by Bogalusa, LA authorities Monday for separate charges.  

Poplarville Police Chief Charlie Fazende said gas station surveillance video shows both Samantha Brumfield, 27, and her husband Joshua Pokasy, 30, both of South Spoon Ranch Road in Poplarville.  

According to police, surveillance video first shows Pokasy walking into the gas station then leaving.

Next the video reportedly shows Brumfield walking in and grabbing a 5-hour ENERGY shot and setting it on the counter.  

Once the cashier starts scanning the item, police said, Brumfield pulled out a small frame revolver and demanded the cashier hand her money.  

The cashier complied and Brumfield fled the scene leaving the 5-hour ENERGY shot on the counter.  

Numerous tips called into the Poplarville police department brought investigators to Bogalusa where they were able to find the suspects who were already behind bars in Bogalusa.  

Currently both suspects are awaiting extradition.  

Fazende said when they are brought back to Poplarville the suspects will each be charged with armed robbery and will be held at the Pearl River County Criminal Justice Center.  

"The gas station cashier positively identified Samantha Brumfield through a photo line-up," Fazende said.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Poplarville police are actively investigating this incident. If you have any information please call the Poplarville Police Department at 601-795-4447 or the Pearl River County Crimestopper at 601-749-4583.

Copyright 2013 WLOX. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Buddy bags make transition easier for foster kids

    Buddy bags make transition easier for foster kids

    Sunday, July 23 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-07-23 13:27:58 GMT
    Donations are being accepted to fill buddy bags (Photo Source: buddybagsms.com)Donations are being accepted to fill buddy bags (Photo Source: buddybagsms.com)

    A collection drive starts in D’Iberville this week to make life just a little bit better for children in Mississippi’s foster care system. One80 Fitness will help create Buddy Bags. These bags contain new and gender-neutral fleece blankets, stuffed animals, hygiene kits and activity books. To fill the next 100 bags, organizers need help. They need people to donate blankets and hygiene kits.

    More >>

    A collection drive starts in D’Iberville this week to make life just a little bit better for children in Mississippi’s foster care system. One80 Fitness will help create Buddy Bags. These bags contain new and gender-neutral fleece blankets, stuffed animals, hygiene kits and activity books. To fill the next 100 bags, organizers need help. They need people to donate blankets and hygiene kits.

    More >>
  • Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:12:28 GMT

    The music has come to Gautier. Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy.

    More >>

    Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy. 

    More >>
  • State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:00:16 GMT

    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi.

    More >>

    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi. 

    More >>
  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Police: 8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

    Police: 8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-07-23 09:50:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-07-23 14:21:26 GMT

    Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a tragic human trafficking case.

    More >>

    Eight people have been found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart in Texas in what police are calling a tragic human trafficking case.

    More >>
  • After Craigslist scam, man can't enter his own home

    After Craigslist scam, man can't enter his own home

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:29:14 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:29:14 GMT

    The people inside rented the home from a mystery person on Craiglist. As the law stands, because they refuse to leave, Keith Mills now has to go to court to prove he’s the rightful owner.

    More >>

    The people inside rented the home from a mystery person on Craiglist while owner Keith Mills was on vacation.. As the law stands, because the renters refuse to leave, Mills now has to go to court to prove he’s the rightful owner.

    More >>
  • NASA issues warning: You may have a bad pair of eclipse glasses

    NASA issues warning: You may have a bad pair of eclipse glasses

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:22:03 GMT
    The path of the total solar eciipse on August 21, 2017 crosses directly over Columbia and the Midlands. (Source: NASA)The path of the total solar eciipse on August 21, 2017 crosses directly over Columbia and the Midlands. (Source: NASA)

    As the world, the United States, and South Carolina prepared for arguably the coolest celestial event in decades, our old friends at NASA want you to know that pairs of unsafe solar eclipse glasses are being distributed. 

    More >>

    As the world, the United States, and South Carolina prepared for arguably the coolest celestial event in decades, our old friends at NASA want you to know that pairs of unsafe solar eclipse glasses are being distributed. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly