Burlington man arrested after robbing pizza delivery driver, police say
BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) - A Burlington, Iowa man is behind bars after police arrested him for allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver.
According to a press release, Burlington Police responded to the 100 Block of S. 6th for a report of a robbery at 1:59 a.m. Sunday.
Police say they spoke with a pizza delivery driver, who said his money bag with an undisclosed amount of money was taken from him.
Des Moines County Sheriff’s deputies also responded to the area and located a vehicle matching the description the delivery driver gave. The press release says Deputies attempted to stop the suspect, which resulted in a pursuit.
Taran Deshawn Branton, 22, of Burlington was arrested at the end of the pursuit by Burlington Police. He is facing a first-degree theft charge.
Branton is also facing charges from the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Department. These include Eluding, Driving While Barred, Violation of One-Way Traffic, and Speeding.
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