Police make arrest in two recent robberies

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police arrested Jeffery Dwayne Yates, 52, of Bowling Green, on two counts of robbery and an absconding warrant, according to the department’s Facebook page.

Yates is charged with the robbery of Tobacco America on Morgantown Road on Sept. 5 and the robbery of the Smoothie King on Nashville Road Sept. 7.

Yates is also charged with absconding from Probation and Parole. He was lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.