Last updated: July 10. 2014 6:07PM - 1222 Views
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MIDDLEPORT — Jaime L. Chapman, a suspect in the Wednesday robbery of the Middleport Speedway store, is in custody,

She is currently housed in the Middleport jail pending arraignment on aggravated robbery and theft charges, Middleport Chief of Police Bruce Swift reported.

Swift reported that at approximately 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, a female entered the store and gave the clerk a handwritten note that stated someone was holding the suspect’s daughter at gunpoint and would harm her if the money from the cash register was not given to the suspect.

After receiving the money from the clerk, Swift said the female left the scene. No weapons were used during the robbery, he said.

Responding to the call Wednesday evening, Middleport police Lt. Chris Pitchford reviewed the security video and was able to identify the suspect as 29-year-old Jaime L. Chapman.

Thursday afternoon, Assistant Chief Mony Wood, of the Middleport Police Department, and Sgt. Adam Smith, of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, located Chapman on Leading Creek Road in Meigs County and took her into custody

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