Orange Beach Police arrest strong-arm robbery suspect

OBPD Press Release

January 23, 2020 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - Orange Beach Police responded to a Strong-Arm Robbery at Publix Pharmacy located at 25771 Perdido Beach Boulevard at 1000 hours this morning.

Upon arrival defendant had fled on foot running towards a residential/commercial area west of Publix Shopping Center. Investigators and patrol units chased the defendant on foot and the defendant was taken into custody without further incident.

Upon further investigation the defendant was later identified as Robert Lee Stinson, from Hammond, Louisiana. Stinson was unarmed and committed the Robbery by using force against the pharmacy clerk to overcome resistance from the clerk.

Police believe that Stinson committed these crimes to support his drug addiction.