Three Arrested in Dollar General Robberies

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Huntsville police have arrested three men for Dollar General and other robberies that have occurred in Huntsville in May.

Lavonte Deyshaun Rice

Twenty-two-year-old Demario Battle,  18-year-old Lavonte Rice, and one juvenile were arrested late Friday night. Both Rice and Battle have been charged for some of the recent robberies of Dollar General stores.

Battle is also charged with driving

the getaway car during the robbery of the North Alabama Educators Credit Union on May 20th.

Rice is additionally charged with a purse snatching at Parkway Place Mall.

Demario Lenard Battle

Their bonds are pending.

Police say both Battle and Rice were out on bond for previous robberies at the time of their


Two handguns were recovered during the arrests.

Police say they expect to make more arrests in the coming week.