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Second Arrest Made in the Phelps Jo Mart Armed Robbery

Date of News Release: 02/04/2009

(Pikeville, KY) - On Thursday, February 5th, at 1335 hours, Detective Kevin Newsome made his second arrest on the February 3rd Phelps Jo Mart armed robbery when he arrested 23 years old Danny Lee Dotson at his residence at Freeburn without incident. Dotson was transported to the Pike County Detention Center and the incident is still under investigation by Detective Newsome.

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Date of News Release: 02/04/2009

(Pikeville, KY) - On 02/04/2009 at 3:08 p.m. Dores Bentley 32 year old of Phelps, KY was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st. Degree in connection with the armed robbery at the Phelps Jo Mart at Phelps, KY yesterday (02/03/09). He is currently lodged in the Pike County Detention Center in Pikeville, KY. Additional arrest are pending. The case is still under investigation by Detective Kevin Newsome U/648 of the Kentucky State Police. Bond has not been set at this time.

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