Man wanted in connection with local robbery arrested

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, January 24, 2023

A suspect wanted in connection with a local robbery has been arrested.

The Winchester Police Department announced on its Facebook page Monday that Robert Cody Williams, 35, was in custody.

The arrest was a joint effort between Winchester Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mt. Sterling Police Department, according to the post.

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Police initially sought the public’s help in locating Williams last Tuesday morning for his alleged role in an armed robbery at Fast Lane Tobacco in Winchester on Jan. 6.

Williams is charged with one count of 1st-degree robbery and one count of 1st-degree possession of a controlled substance.

He is currently lodged at the Clark County Detention Center on a $50,000 cash bond. No court date for Williams has been set.