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Published: Thursday, 1/16/2014

Bond set at $200,000 for suspect in 2 armed robberies

BLADE STAFF

A Toledo man accused in two armed robberies was arraigned today in Toledo Municipal Court.

William Johnson, 24, of 354 Oakview Ct., is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated robbery. He was ordered to remain in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $200,000 bond.

Police allege that the suspect robbed Happy's Pizza, 27 S. Reynolds Rd., on Nov. 20.

According to a police report, a man went into the South Toledo shop at 9:49 p.m., placed an order, and left only to return a short while later.

When he returned, he pointed a small, black handgun at the manager and said, "Give me the money. All the money. ... If you tell anyone, I will kill you."

The manager gave the man an undetermined amount of cash before the robber fled.

Mr. Johnson is also accused of robbing at gunpoint several people who planned to smoke marijuana with him, according to a police report.

Three teens met a man in a Stop & Go carryout in South Toledo at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday and walked to a nearby apartment where they all planned to get high together.

Once in the apartment building, the man pulled out a gun and robbed each of the teens, taking cell phones, keys, cash, tennis shoes, jewelry, and headphones, police said.

After taking all of the teens' stuff, the man fled.



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