FBI Announces Arrest of Two Suspects in a Jewelry Store Robbery Yesterday in Ft. Lauderdale
Malcolm Anwar Williams, 37, and Zavier Mcgee, 34, were arrested yesterday afternoon in Dade County following a police pursuit by officers from numerous agencies from Broward and Dade Counties. Williams and Mcgee are facing federal charges stemming from the robbery of a jewelry store yesterday (5/31/2015) located inside the Galleria Mall, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Williams and Mcgee are excepted to have their initial appearance today in Federal court in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
The FBI, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Broward Sheriff’s Office, Miami Dade Police Department and the South Florida Violent Crime Task Force continue their investigation. The FBI and its South Florida Violent Crime Task Force are involved in this matter as part of an initiative to assist local law enforcement agencies combat violent armed robberies.
Investigators believe there are at least three other subjects at large.
Images and/or video will not be released at this time. The complaint will be posted in PACER. No sound will be available at this time.
Investigators recognize there have been similar robberies in South Florida but are not speculating about any possible link at this time. The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information as to the identity of these robbers, they are urged to call the FBI at (754) 703-2000 or Crimestoppers.