Wythe County robbery suspect arrested in Bristol

Wythe County robbery suspect arrested in Bristol

On Dec. 29 at 4:33 am, an armed robbery occurred at the Speedway convenience store located off of I-81 on Ready Mix Rd, Wytheville.

A white male produced a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The male then exited the store and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

Upon investigating the robbery, it was linked to a stolen vehicle and breaking and entering that took place in the 3100 block of West Ridge Road in the town of Wytheville on Dec. 18. The stolen vehicle was a 2007 GMC Sierra. This stolen vehicle was involved in several larcenies in Wise County, Virginia.

While the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the armed robbery, they were able to determine Timothy Allen Sarver, date of birth Oct. 18, 1976 was the suspect. Sarver was suspected of committing crimes in Wythe, Wise, and Dickenson counties.

A Be On the Lookout notification was sent out to agencies. At 9:15 a.m. the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department went to a garage located on Volunteer Parkway and found Timothy Sarver. Officers located the stolen GMC Sierra from Wythe County along with another stolen vehicle out of Kingsport.

Evidence was found in the stolen vehicles to link Sarver to the robbery in Wythe County.

He has been arrested and taken to the Sullivan County Jail in Tennessee.