Owensboro Man Charged with early Thursday Armed Robbery
An Owensboro man is in custody after an alleged armed robbery early this (Thursday) morning. At about 1:20am, Owensboro Police responded to the Hampton Inn on Salem Drive where a man allegedly entered with a rifle and demanded money. He left with an undisclosed amount and fled on foot. Owensboro Police say they were able to track the man to an area near Chuck Gray Court where a traffic stop led to the arrest of 25 year old Mark S Butler. He was charged with first degree robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.