LAKE CITY, Fla. -- The Columbia County Sheriff's Office arrested two men on charges they robbed the Internet Cafe on U.S. 90 West the day before Christmas Eve.
Deputies arrested an employee of the Internet Cafe, 20-year-old Carlos Ruiz, and an acquaintance of his, 18-year-old Zachary Waters, on charges of robbery, grand theft and criminal mischief, according to Sgt. Ed Seifert, Public Information Officer for the Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Seifert said detectives believe Waters planned the robbery and Ruiz was aware of the plot.
The two allegedly communicated via cell phone moments before the robbery happened, Seifert said.
Ruiz was working at the Internet Cafe on the night of the robbery.
Police booked both Ruiz and Waters into the Columbia County Detention Facility.
Seifert said both their bonds are set at $56,000.
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