An armed robbery at Betty’s Truck Stop on I-70 in Saline County just after 1:00 a.m. Friday brought Sheriff’s Deputies and Highway Patrol Troopers to the area.

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Wally George

Jerry Thomas, 35, of Shawnee, KS, is accused of robbery, armed criminal action, fleeing to avoid arrest, assault, driving while suspended, and possession of a controlled substance-K2. Formal charges are expected to be filed later Friday.