Released By Osceola County Sheriff’s Office
On August 7, 2019, deputies with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Dunkin Donuts located at 2385 N. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, Florida. The following day, August 8, 2019, there was another report of an armed robbery at the Mobile on the Run in Buenaventura Lakes, 1979 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida.
Detectives were able to obtain video surveillance from both businesses and made the determination the suspect in both robberies was the same person. During the course of the investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Benny Maxwell Edens Jr., DOB 11/19/1973. Benny was arrested in Orlando, Florida; however, he refused to cooperate with the investigation. Currently, Benny is incarcerated in the Orange County Jail awaiting extradition to Osceola County to face charges of Armed Robbery with a Firearm, Aggravated Assault, and Petit Theft.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to serving our community and increasing public safety. Anyone with information related to this case or any other similar incidents, please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407)348-2222.