3 arrested in connection to several robberies

Drake Stockton-Kenney, 18

Three Columbia residents are in jail in connection to several recent robberies.

Drake Stockton-Kenney, 18, is being held on five counts of second degree burglary, three counts of auto theft and leaving the scene of an accident. Quintshawn Jones, 18, was arrested on two counts of second degree burglary. Lavonna Key, 20, was arrested on one count of receiving stolen property.

The arrests followed the recovery Saturday of a stolen vehicle found at the Columbia Mall. A stolen T.V. was found inside the vehicle.

When three search warrants were issued then served, officers found other stolen items from recent residential burglaries, including two shotguns.

Columbia Police said that more arrests are expected in the investigation of several recent burglaries.