Person of interest arrested, charged in robbery of Holly Pond Nutrition

Shannon Dewayne Nickens
Shannon Dewayne Nickens(Cullman County Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Nov. 21, 2022 at 5:40 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 4:26 PM CST
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CULLMAN CO., Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office say they have arrested a person of interest in the robbery of Holly Pond Nutrition.

Investigators have charged 36-year-old Shannon Dewayne Nickens of Hanceville with Robbery/Business/Gun.

Nickens was identified as a potential suspect and arrested on Nov. 26 for unrelated warrants, according to the sheriff’s office.

“The relentless hard work and determination shown by our Deputies and Investigators is certainly commendable. Because of their efforts, and the support of our citizens, this potentially dangerous individual is off the streets. I am extremely proud of all those who helped make Cullman County just a little bit safer,” said Sheriff Matt Gentry

ORIGINAL STORY: The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a robbery suspect in Holly Pond. The Sheriff’s office says the robbery happened around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21.

The male subject was wearing a camouflaged mask and hat, and has a tattoo on the right side of his neck. The man was believed to be armed with a firearm.

The CCSO says he demanded money from the clerk, took it and left. If anyone has information about his whereabouts please contact the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office or call Lt. Jared Aaron at (256) 735-2752.

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