Armed robber who stole marijuana and a gun in custody, accomplice still at large

Published on Tuesday, 5 December 2017 17:01 - Written by LouAnna Campbell, lcampbell@tylerpaper.com

Tyler police arrested a man they believe robbed victims at a Tyler apartment and stole a pound of marijuana and a gun on Nov. 14. 

Devonte Antoinne Black, 23, of Tyler  was taken into custody Monday in the 1600 Block of Rice Road by the Tyler Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, according to a news release.

Black was charged with aggravated robbery and was found to be in possession of marijuana when he was arrested.

He was booked into the Smith County jail shortly before 9 p.m., and is held on a $250,500 bond.

Another suspect in the robbery at Fox Run Apartments remains at large. Police are still looking for 19-year-old Dikembi Spencer. He is considered to be armed and dangerous. 

Call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or the U. S. Marshals Service at 903-590-1370 with any information regarding Spencer.

Call Tyler-Smith County Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (2833) to make an anonymous tip. If a Crimestoppers tip leads to the arrest of any felony fugitive, the tipper could receive a reward of up to $1,000.