Stolen truck in Rochester related to Kewanna armed robbery

Local authorities believe a truck stolen in Rochester is related to a Saturday armed robbery in Kewanna.


The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported armed robbery at the CountryMark gas station in Kewanna just before 8:30 pm Saturday. A man was reported to have entered the store with a handgun and demanded money.  He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash in a red pickup headed northbound on State Road 17.


While on the scene in Kewanna, the sheriff’s department learned of a stolen truck report taken by Rochester Police.  The truck was described as a red, quad cab Ford F150.


The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department believes the two cases are related and has asked the public for any information related to the cases to be reported to Detective Sergeant Matt Utter at 574-223-2819 or Crime Stoppers at 574-223-7867.