A northern Guernsey County man has been charged in connection with a recent robbery at the Dukes and Duchess in Newcomerstown and two other individuals at the Freedom Road home where he was arrested Monday (Dec. 12) were taken into custody on unrelated bench warrants.
Kyle D. Kohman, 20, was charged by Newcomerstown Police with one count of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, in connection with the armed robbery at approximately 5:13 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 10), according to a press release issued by Chief Gary Holland.
Kohman was taken into custody by Newcomerstown police officers and Guernsey County sheriffs deputies just after 7 p.m. when they executed a search warrant at his residence.
Kohman was scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 13 in the Southern District Court in Uhrichsville.
Also arrested on outstanding warrants were Melanie Kohman, 39, and Stephen McDonald, 22, both of the Freedom Road residence near Kimbolton.
Melanie Kohman and McDonald were also incarcerated in the Guernsey County jail pending a court hearing Dec. 13.
In addition to the arrests, officers reportedly seized a shotgun believed to have been used during the robbery, clothing and an undisclosed amount of cash suspected to have been stolen from the convenience store/gas station.
According to reports, an employee at the Dukes and Duchess activated a panic alarm at 5:13 a.m. Dec. 10. On arrival, officers from the Newcomerstown Police Department discovered the business on East State Street had just been robbed at gunpoint.
The male robbery reportedly entered the store through the front door with a shotgun in hand.
He then ordered the cashier to give him money.
The robber fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.