Arrest made in robbery of Tellico Plains convenience store

Arrest made in robbery of Tellico Plains convenience store

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Casey Raymond Watson (source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office) Casey Raymond Watson (source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

TELLICO PLAINS (WATE) - A man wanted for the robbery of a Tellico Plains store Sunday was arrested within hours.

Monroe County investigators say the Mountain View Market, 8220 New Highway 68, was robbed at about 9:30 a.m.

During an investigation aided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and McMinn County Sheriff's Office, officers found Casey Raymond Watson at around noon at another convenience store, the B and B Market, 404 Reliance Road.

After he was positively identified by the victim of the robbery, Watson was taken into custody.

Watson is charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property, as well as possession of Schedule II narcotics and possession of Schedule IV narcotics.

He is being held at the Monroe County Jail.

Bond has not been set.

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