Police: 2 arrested in connection with armed robbery of convenience store in Meade Co.

jwarren@herald-leader.comApril 16, 2014 

Two men have been charged in the armed robbery of a convenience store in Meade County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Derik Walker, 35, of Shepherdsville, and David Stearman, 31, of Brandenburg, are charged with first-degree robbery in the holdup Monday at the Friendly Food Mart in Brandenburg, according to the Elizabethtown state police post.

Police said two men entered the store armed with a knife, and they took a cash drawer containing an unknown amount of money.

Troops arrested Walker and Stearman after they were identified from store surveillance pictures that released to the news media.

Both men were being held in the Meade County jail.

The state police investigation continues.

Jim Warren (859) 231-3255.

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