On 7/8/14 BCSO deputies responded to Buddy’s Truck Stop in the 8000 block of US 301 S, Statesboro, for an armed robbery which had just occurred. During the course of that investigation, Inv Dusty Williams was able to identify James Kelsey Rock Jr (26 yoa, Reed St, Statesboro) as the individual who had robbed the store clerk. Warrants issued for Rock on charges of Armed Robbery, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
After an extensive search, authorities in Florida were able to locate and arrest Rock. He was extradited back to Bulloch County where he remains without bond at the Bulloch County Jail pending further judicial hearings. Sheriff Anderson thanks all the law enforcement agencies involved in the hunt for Rock for their efforts.