The Chipley Police Department announces the conviction and sentencing of two subjects involved in armed robberies that occurred in the City of Chipley in 2011.
On 5/7/2012, Tatjana Mimic was sentenced to 10 years in the Florida Department of Corrections for Armed Robbery. On June 8, 2011, Tatjana Mimic, white female, age 15 of Jacksonville Florida, entered Gorgeous Nails Salon located at 1611 Main Street in Chipley, where she produced two firearms and demanded all the money from the register. Mimic departed in a vehicle along with other subjects in the car. Investigators with the Chipley Police Department worked with agents from the Leon County Sheriff's Office and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and identified Mimic as a party being involved in several armed robberies including the Chipley Robbery and a Robbery in Leon County.
On June 21, 2012, Dustin Dickens was sentenced to 3 years in the Florida Department of Corrections followed by twelve years of probation for Armed Robbery. On November 13, 2011, Dustin Dickens, white male, age 17 of Bonifay Florida, entered the BP HandiMart located at 1230 Main Street in Chipley, where he concealed his face and produced a firearm and demanded the money from the register drawer. Dickens then departed the store with cash from the register. The Chipley Police Department worked with law enforcement agencies in Holmes County and identified Dickens as the suspect in this case.
Chief Crews stated, "We are happy to have these convictions and sentences. The Chipley Police Department worked hard on these cases that turned out with great results. It is a shame that such young individuals have made such bad decisions so early in their lives that it will affect them for many years to come. I would like to thank the citizens of Chipley and those who assisted with information involving these cases as well as the other law enforcement agencies and the state attorney's office for helping to resolve these crimes. It takes a lot of work to put together these cases and is much more productive when we all work together."
Information provided by the Chipley Police Department