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Suspect Charged In Attempted Gas Station Robbery
Monday Mar 02, 2015 9:49pm
Steuben County Courthouse Angola, IN
(ANGOLA) - A rural Angola teenager was formally charged on Monday with the attempted robbery of the Marathon gas station on West Maumee on February 19th.
18-year-old James Michole Moore is facing a Level Three felony for attempted robbery and five counts of theft. Four of the counts are misdemeanors.
According to Steuben County court documents, Moore was arrested Sunday following one of the alleged thefts of over $750 worth of merchandise from an Angola store.
He allegedly confessed to Angola Police about the attempted robbery of the gas station.
Prosecutors claim Moore showed a black hand gun and threatened the gas station clerk. The clerk in turn showed a knife and refused to hand over the money.
The alleged crimes Moore is charged with took place between February 18th and Sunday. He allegedly took beer, a CB radio and a CB radio antenna from one Angola store along with miscellaneous items from an Angola service station.
Bond was set at $30,000 with 10 percent allowed during his initial hearing on Monday and not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf.
The case will go through Steuben Circuit Court where a pre trial conference was scheduled for April 13th.