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Cigarette butt leads to robbery arrest

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: May 14 2014 10:33:27 AM CDT
James Allen Jenkins
BRISTOL, Tenn. -

A discarded cigarette found at the scene of a robbery leads to a man's arrest.

Bristol, Tennessee investigators say they found DNA evidence on a cigarette butt tossed out during a robbery of Taco Bell back on Volunteer Parkway in January.

Officers say that led them to 47-year-old James Allen Jenkins of Bluff City.

Jenkins was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.

He's out of jail on bond and due in court June 24th.