UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. – A suspect detained by a citizen during a robbery in Boonville over the weekend has been identified by the County Sheriff.
A warrant was issued for 26 year old Elijah Devonta Carter of Kansas City. A customer at Eagle Stop on Steven Kole Court detained Carter until deputies arrived on scene. Carter allegedly had demanded money at the counter. Charges are being sought for robbery, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, and stealing a motor vehicle. He is incarcerated at Cooper County Detention Center in lieu of 150 thousand dollars bond.
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – The Cooper County Sheriff’s Department says an armed citizen nabbed a robbery suspect Friday evening.
No names have been released after a man entered the Eagle Stop on Steven Kole Court in Boonville and demanded money. A customer who noticed the suspicious activity of the man before he approached the counter, revealed his concealed weapon and held the suspect at bay until deputies arrived to make the arrest.
The press release says a 26 year old man from Kansas City, is facing allegations of first degree robbery, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and stealing a motor vehicle.