The following press release has been issued by Town of Murphy Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
On September 10th at 4:28am, Cherokee County 911 Communications received a call in reference to a robbery of the Murphy Walmart. Murphy Police Department, along with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, responded to the scene to investigate. Officers determined that a male subject had entered the store around 4:00am. While in the store, the male subject handed the clerk a note implying that the subject had a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. The male subject left Walmart in a vehicle that was described to Law Enforcement along with a direction of travel. Officers with the Murphy Police Department were able to determine and track the movements of the male subject after he left Walmart. Officers with the Murphy Police Department along with Officers from the Cherokee Indian Police and the Atlanta Police Department were able to identify the male subject as Michael Philip Feuer of Atlanta, Georgia.
On September 14th 2016, Michael Philip Feuer of Atlanta, Georgia was arrested and charged with Robbery with Dangerous Weapon.
Feuer was booked into the Cherokee County Detention Center and is currently under a $75,000 secured bond.
"This is a great example of dedication and cooperation between Law Enforcement Agencies. I would like to thank the Cherokee County 911 Communications Center, Officers of the Murphy Police Department, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Andrews Police Department, Cherokee Indian Tribal Police, and the Atlanta Police Department for a fast conclusion to this case."
Dustin D. Smith
Assistant Chief of Police
Murphy Police Department
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