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Two Junction City Men Arrested on Robbery Charges

Date of News Release: 09/28/2012

(Danville, KY) On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 12:34 p.m. EDT the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted by the Boyle County Sheriff's Department concerning a robbery that occurred on Thursday, September 27, 2012 in Junction City.

Troopers and officers assigned to the Kentucky State Police, Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations Branch responded to the Sheriff's Department. Through investigation warrants for robbery against Dewayne J. Hogue and Michael Belcher were obtained.

During service of the arrest warrants additional information was discovered that was used to obtain a search warrant for two residences in Junction City.

A Harley Davidson motorcycle, several firearms, and narcotics were seized during the execution of the search warrant at the two locations and additional charges are pending.

Dewayne J Hogue, 48 years old of Junction City, was charged with Robbery 1st Degree.

Michael Belcher, 37 years old of Junction City, was charged with Robbery 1st Degree.

Both individuals were lodged in the Boyle County Jail.

Kentucky State Police, Task Force Officer Brian Wofford is the investigating officer.

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