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UPDATE: Second Arrest in Gaming Parlor Robbery

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/23/13 @ 10:55 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A second person has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a gaming parlor in Huntington last month.

Huntington Police arrested and charged Angel Marie Baldwin, 25, of Huntington, with first-degree robbery.

Last month, police arrested James Maynard, 25, of Huntington, in connection with the armed robbery of RVA119 located in the 800-block of Adams Avenue.

According to the complaint, Baldwin made a false 911 call, reporting a violent home invasion at the same time Maynard robbed the business at knifepoint.

Baldwin also helped Maynard leave the scene of the robbery in a getaway vehicle, according to the complaint.

"Maynard returned to the vehicle with a lot of money, and the pair departed the area," the complaint states. "(Baldwin) admitted that the emergency was false, and it was intended to divert officers away from that area."

Police also say in the criminal complaint that Maynard confessed to the robbery.



UPDATE 12/21/12 @ 5:30 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been arrested in connection with two recent armed robberies at a pair of businesses in West Huntington.

Huntington Police arrested 25-year-old James Maynard, of Huntington, and charged him with two counts of first-degree armed robbery.

The charges are in connection with robberies which occurred at RVA in the 800-block of Adams Avenue on December 18, and the Same Old Place in the 1500-block of rear Washington Avenue on December 20.

WSAZ.com is told that a knife was used in both robberies, but no one was injured.

Maynard was taken to the Western Regional Jail.



UPDATE STORY 12/20/12
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An investigation is underway into an armed robbery at a gaming parlor.

Police say it happened just before 3 a.m. Thursday at the Same Old Place gambling parlor in the 1500-block of Washington Avenue.

Cabell County dispatchers say the person had a knife. They tell us no one was injured.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com to get the latest information.



ORIGIANL STORY 12/1712 .
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A gaming parlor in West Huntington was the target of an armed robbery Monday night, Huntington Police say.

It happened about 8:45 p.m. Monday at RVA 119 in the 800-block of Adams Avenue.

Police say the suspect walked in, pulled out a knife and demanded cash. He then took off.

No one was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Huntington Police.


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