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Eldon man charged with robbing gas station

AGENCY ? An Eldon man was arrested Saturday and charged with robbing the BP gas station in Agency.


Jacob Bonner, 18, was arrested for robbery, a Class C felony, early that morning, according to a news release from the Wapello County Sheriff?s Office. At about 12:30 a.m., the Wapello County Sheriff?s Office received a 911 call from the gas station indicating it had just been robbed. An employee gave law enforcement a description of the perpetrator.


Deputies responded to the gas station, and located a subject matching the perpetrator?s description on foot just a few blocks away, who turned out to be Bonner.


Bonner was also charged with second degree burglary, a Class C felony, possession of drug paraphernalia and person under the legal age, both simple misdemeanors. Bonner was taken to the Wapello County Jail. His bond was set at $12,300.