Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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June 19, 2013

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ASHLAND — W.Va. man charged with bank robbery


A West Virginia man has been arrested and charged with the robbery at the PNC Bank here on Tuesday afternoon.

Billy Joe Fox of Man, W.Va., was arrested on Wednesday morning along with a possible accomplice in Logan County by the West Virginia State Police.

The PNC Bank branch in the 2200 block of Argillite Road was held up just before 4:30 p.m.

West Virginia State Police said Fox has been arrested on a robbery warrant out of Greenup County. State Police are questioning another person in connection with the case.

Officers from the West Virginia State Police, Kentucky State Police, Russell, Grayson, Raceland and Bellefonte had an all-night search for the suspect after a warrant was issued.

‘Walk with Mayor’ set for Saturday


Ashland Mayor Chuck Charles will have another “Walk with the Mayor” beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Grandview Drive and Division Street.

This will be the sixth in a series of walks. Charles invites residents to walk and talk with him about concerns they have.

“It’s a way to bring government to the people,” he said. “Everybody can’t attend the city commission meetings and this way their voice can still be  heard.”


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