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One phone call led authorities to an exotic dancer wanted in connection with two shootings. Luerissie Ross, also known as “Pocahontas”, the exotic dancer was arrested Tuesday morning by members of the Gulf Coast Task Force. They received a Crime Stoppers tip telling them where to find her. Ross had been wanted by authorities for the shooting of two men.

Court documents indicated that she befriended two men, led them to an isolated area and had them shot. One of the men died as a result of his gun shot wounds. The most recent case happened on February 17 in the 2300 block of Tidwell; Budrohoe Briscoe was the victim. Briscoe had picked up a relative at the airport and told him they were going to meet a friend named Pocahontas.

When they got to her apartment on Tidwell, Pocahontas asked Briscoe to meet her in the courtyard. The cousin waited in the car, as he saw two men approach Briscoe and shoot him three times. Briscoe was rushed to the hospital, later died from his injuries. He left behind seven daughters. A family member of Briscoe supplied police with a picture of Ross as well as where she worked as an exotic dancer. Her last place of employment as a dancer was at the Ice Cream Castles Club.

Detectives checked a database that matched Ross to a similar case last December 30. In that case, the victim was Carlton Donnato. According to Donnato, he told police that Ross and her boyfriend came to his house on Hollister and robbed him. Donnato said the boyfriend, Kevin Nelson, shot him before Ross and her boyfriend fled.

Authorities believe that Ross is linked to other crimes and they are asking that those that have been victimized by Ross or anyone linked to her come forward.

UPDATE: Exotic Dancer Arrested For Two Shootings; Located By Crime Stoppers Tip  was originally published on

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