Tennessee man wanted for McCracken County Huck’s armed robbery; 2nd man in custody
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A Tennessee man has been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at a Huck’s convenience store in McCracken County that happened in April, and another man is wanted in the case. The sheriff’s office says the men are also suspected in a Union City, Tennessee, robbery.
In a news release, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department says 28-year-old Keith Milton Patterson of Westport, Tennessee, is wanted on charges stemming from the two robberies, and 42-year-old Stephen Joshua Rogers of Huntingdon, Tennessee, is in custody in his home state.
Around 5:15 a.m. on April 17, two men in masks robbed the Huck’s on Benton Road in Reidland. Witnesses told the McCracken County deputies two white men in masks demanded money from the registers and stole a customer’s wallet. The witnesses said one of the men had a gun and fired it in the store. On May 2, Union City Police Department investigators contacted the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department about a similar robbery in which Patterson and Rogers were identified as suspects.
Rogers was arrested Monday, and McCracken County detectives went to Tennessee and interviewed him Tuesday. The sheriff’s office says Rogers admitted he was involved in the Reidland robbery. He’s currently jailed in the Obion County, Tennessee, Jail.
Investigators with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Union City Police Department searched Patterson’s home, and they say the found evidence related to both robberies.
Authorities are searching for Patterson in Tennessee. If you know where he is, investigators ask you to contact your local law enforcement agency.