LAWRENCE COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY AFTER ALLEGEDLY ROBBING GAS STATION, THAT WAS WITHIN SHORT WALKING DISTANCE DOWN THE ROAD FROM HIS HOME
SUSPECT TAKEN INTO CUSTODY A LITTLE OVER 12 HOURS AFTER THE ARMED HOLDUP
JANUARY 22, 2020 – written by WADE QUEEN
LOUISA, KY. — A Louisa man was arrested and was charged on late Tuesday morning in connection with an armed robbery of a gas station convenience store just outside of Louisa, according to the Kentucky State Police.
On scene, the employees of Case Mart gave a description and video footage of the incident.
Donald D. Adams, 48, of Louisa, is charged with ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE, according to KSP troopers investigating the criminal incident case.
Police say the robbery happened Monday evening at the Case Mart gas station, which is located on Route 3 North, near the intersection of Route 1185, just over two miles outside Louisa.
After reviewing surveillance footage, troopers said a search warrant was obtained for Donald Adams’ home, where troopers stated they found Donald Adams. In somewhat of a surprise twist, just happened to be less than a couple of hindered yards from the convenience store he had robbed the day before..
Donald Adams was transported to and lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, where he remains in custody.
This incident remains under investigation by Trooper Bradley Couch. Trooper Couch was assisted on scene by Detectives and other State Police personnel.