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      Man arrested for multiple robberies and thefts in Columbia

      Jermell Lamar Burnett was arrested for robbing the Earthgrains store on Sept. 12 and the Passions adult store on Sept. 17.

      A man was arrested in connection with multiple robberies and thefts in Columbia on Tuesday.

      According to Columbia Police, 29-year-old Jermell Lamar Burnett robbed the Earthgrains store on Sept. 12 and the Passions adult store on Sept. 17.

      He was also arrested on six other stealing cases, including two incidents where he stole car batteries from Battery Outfitters and tried to resell them.

      He is being charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and six counts of felony stealing.

      Bond amounts for Burnett's robbery charges have yet to be set. Bond amounts for his stealing charges total $27,000.