Florida mom arrested after driving teen to store for armed robbery then driving him away following crime

28 days ago

Seminole County news, Florida news.

According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, the mother of a 15-year-old boy accused of armed robbery was also arrested after she drove him to the crime scene and waited until he finished to drive him away.

Amanda Meador was charged with robbery with a firearm and neglect of a child in connection with an armed robbery her son perpetrated at a Circle K convenience store. Surveillance video captured the woman backing up her minivan to the store as she waited for her son to help escape.

“This suspect was a willing participant in that she knew that this armed robbery was going to happen,” Bob Kealing, a police official said. “She served as a lookout, and she was there also as this minor affected their escape from the store.”