Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Arrest Made in the Armed Robbery at the Meta Double Kwik in Pike County
Date of News Release: 03/02/2009
(Pikeville, Ky.) - On Monday 03-02-2009 11:45 a.m. Cory Whitehead was charged with Robbery 1st degree on a warrant obtained by Tpr. Randall Coots in connection with the robbery of Meta Double Kwik that occurred February 22, 2009. Bond has not yet been set for Whitehead, who is currently lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. Other arrests are pending. The case remains under investigation by Tpr. Randall Coots and Det. Gary Sykes of the Kentucky State Police.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 02/22/2009
(Pikeville, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police received a 911 call from the Meta Double Kwik stating that an unknown white male subject armed with a shotgun had entered the store demanding the money from the cash register. The cashier stated that the male subject was approximately 6'0" tall wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt took an undetermined amount of money and exited the store. The male subject then left in an unknown vehicle. The case is under investigation by Trooper Randall Coots and is being assisted by Detective Gary Sykes.