DALEVILLE, Ala (WDHN)– During a hearing Thursday morning, a Dale County Judge issued a $25,000 bond for a Dothan man accused of robbing a gas station at knifepoint.
Charles Elburn Jr. is accused of robbing the Marathon Gas station at Highway 84 and Highway 85, next to the police station in Daleville, on Wednesday, June 7.
According to the Daleville Department of Public Safety, images of Elburn and his vehicle were sent to surrounding agencies, and nearly twenty minutes after, police received reports that the suspect was seen in an Enterprise store.
Daleville Police Chief John Crawford says at approximately 10:00 p.m., Elburn’s vehicle was spotted heading eastbound on Highway 84 by Dale County Sheriff’s Deputies.
Deputies initiated a traffic stop when other units arrived in the area, and Elburn was arrested and charged with Robbery in the First Degree. Money stolen during the robbery, as well as the knife used, was recovered during the arrest, according to Chief Crawford.
Both the defense and prosecution agreed on the bond.