Currie man charged in armed robbery of Rocky Point gas station

Currie man charged in armed robbery of Rocky Point gas station
According to Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point was robbed at gunpoint. (Source: WECT)

PENDER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - A Currie man is accused of robbing a Pender County gas station at gunpoint Monday night.

Jonathan Omar Kelly
Jonathan Omar Kelly (Source: Pender County Sheriff's Office)

Jonathan Omar Kelly, 27, was arrested Tuesday in connection to the robbery of the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point.

Kelly has been charged with:

  • Two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon
  • Two counts of possession of stolen goods
  • Two counts of Kidnapping-2nd degree

He is being held under a $150,000 bond.

According to Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point was robbed at gunpoint.
According to Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point was robbed at gunpoint. (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)
According to Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point was robbed at gunpoint.
According to Capt. James Rowell with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Travel Center located at 13493 Hwy. 210 in Rocky Point was robbed at gunpoint. (Source: Pender Co. Sheriff's Office)

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