Cops Say Semie Robinson's Mountain Dew Implicates Him in Shooting of Cab Driver
The Broward Sheriff's Office says a man has been arrested for shooting a cab driver in Pompano Beach last month, after the suspect left the evidence in a cooler inside the taxi.
According to the sheriff's office, cab driver Williamson Joseph picked up 30-year-old Semie Robinson from a Fort Lauderdale convenience store on November 18, and Robinson told the driver to take him to Pompano Beach.
Joseph then parked in the driveway Robinson told him to go to -- about 1.5 miles from his house -- and Robinson shot him once in the head and once in the armpit, the BSO says.
Joseph was taken to the North Broward Medical Center, and was eventually released.
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Meanwhile, the cops discovered that a cooler was left in Joseph's "bloody taxi."
Inside the cooler was a partially consumed bottle of Mountain Dew, and a baseball cap.
The BSO says the mouthpiece of the Mountain Dew bottle had Robinson's DNA on it, and the emblem on his hat had two of his fingerprints.
Robinson -- who was paroled from prison about 10 months ago -- was arrested and charged with attempted murder, as well as a parole violation, on December 12.
He's being held without bond in the Broward County Jail.
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