Hopkinsville Police made an arrest yesterday in connection with an armed robbery at Durrett Avenue and Oak Street Wednesday night.
Charged with first degree robery, possession of synthetic marijuana and possession of a controlled substance is 19-year old Dearion Downey of Hopkinsville. Police stopped Downey after seeing him walking on East 9th Street just after 2 p.m. Yesterday.
The arrest citation says he met the description of the perpetrator from the robbery report Wednesday night and they found the two cell phones stolen from 18-year old James Pingleton and a 16-year old Clarksville juvenile when they patted him down. The victims were also able to identify Downey as the alleged robber.