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Pekin Man Arrested For String Of Armed Robberies
Updated August 4, 2014 7:55 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(PEKIN) - A 38-year-old Pekin man was arrested early Thursday and charged with a string of armed robberies in Washington and Clark counties.

Washington County Sheriff deputies armed with a search warrant arrested Jason Pixley. Officers had spent Thursday following leads which lead to Pixley's arrest.

He is charged with the July 24th armed robbery of J&R Liquor in Pekin and the July 29th armed robbery of Morgan's Market in Canton.

Each charge includes one count of conspiracy to commit armed robbery with a deadly weapon, and one count of armed robbery with a deadly weapon. He was also charged with one count of intimidation with a deadly weapon in the Morgan's Market robbery.

One additional arrest is expected.

Pixley was jailed at the Washington County Detention Center with no bond set.

The arrest was made after a joint investigation by officer from Newlon, Pekin, Indiana State Police, Borden, Indiana Conservation officers and Salem Police.

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