The Richmond Register


October 22, 2013

Police: Attempted candy, honey bun theft led to assault on store owner

RICHMOND — A couple was charged with robbery Sunday after a store manager said the woman assaulted him after trying to steal candy and honey buns.

Jenny D. Rogg, 26, of Florence, and Paul H. Mays, 35, Richmond, were both charged with first-degree robbery. Rogg also was charged with third-degree terroristic threatening.

In addition, Hays had an outstanding probation and parole warrant.

Richmond police responded to Northgate Shell after receiving a call about an assault, according to a news release. The officers met with the store owner who said he confronted two people who had come in his store and tried to take candy and honey buns without paying for them.

The woman struck the owner in the nose with her fist, and also threatened his life and family, he told the police.

The owner suffered a cut and bruising to his nose, according to the release.

Rogg and Mays were found a short time later, arrested and taken to the Madison County Detention Center, according to the RPD.

Man charged with fraudulent use of credit card

Police arrested a Richmond man Oct. 15 in connection with the unlawful use of a credit card.

Bobby L. Hatfield, 24, was charged with two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and theft/receipt of a stolen debit card.

The victim told police there were two transactions on her bank statement from Oct. 15 that she did not make, one for $22.52 and $25.05. Both transactions were made at the East Main CVS, according to the RPD.

Counterfeit $50 passed at Hardee’s

Richmond Police were called Sunday to Hardee’s on South Keeneland Drive in reference a counterfeit $50. The manager found the bill while counting down the registers. The manager was unable to provide a time when the bill was passed.  

Thefts & burglaries


• Police responded to the 200 block of North Second Street in reference to a burglary. The victim in this case stated that someone had taken several items from a storage building sometime over the previous couple of days. Items taken included a kerosene forced air heater, a 10-foot adjustable ladder and a blue Sawzall. Estimated loss: $900.

• Police investigated a wallet theft complaint. The victim stated her wallet was stolen from her vehicle while it was parked on Hackney Street some time the night before. The wallet was a red trifold with a five-point star on the front with a missing button. Estimated loss: $20.

• Richmond police were called to investigate a stolen-vehicle complaint. The victim stated that she parked her 2012 Black Kia Rio (Ohio license plate FON1234) at the end of Woods Trail Court the night before. When she returned the following morning, the vehicle was gone. Estimated loss: $12,000.

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