Man arrested, jailed for aggravated robbery
Saturday, May 7, at about 4:25 pm, Orange Police responded to a call at the Star Stop #3 store, in the 1400 block of 16th St., regarding an aggravated robbery.
When the officers arrived at the store, the suspect had just left the store and was attempting to flee. The store’s owner met the officers outside and identified the suspect, 51 year old Jerry Scott, who was apprehended in the Church’s Chicken parking lot, 1322 N. 16th St.
Upon investigation, it was determined that the suspect was caught in a storeroom of the store by an employee. The suspect displayed a knife in a threatening manner, before attempting to leave the store.
Scott was transported to the Orange County Jail and booked for aggravated robbery. A judge has set Scott’s bond at $20,000.