Mayville Robbery Suspect Appears On Theft Charges

(Mayville) A Mayville robbery suspect made his initial appearance in Dodge County court Monday for allegedly stealing money from several area businesses. Paul Lehmann is charged with felony Theft for taking money from the Mayville BP on Horicon Street December 25. The 38-year-old reportedly wore a facemask when he grabbed money out of the cash register, apologized to the clerk and fled in his vehicle toward Horicon. He is also charged with felony Armed Robbery with the Threat of Force more a May 8th hold-up at the Shell Gas Station in Mayville on May 8. Lehmann allegedly told the clerk he had a gun. The clerk then told the suspect to pull the gun out if he actually had one. In talking with Lehmann, the deputy noted that he had track marks on his arms indicative of heroin use. Lehmann allegedly admitted his involvement and conceded that he does not own a gun. He also charged with misdemeanor Theft for stealing several items from his former employer, Mayville Motors, in April. He initially denied stealing the items until investigators told him they had proof that he pawned the items. A signature bond was set at $1000 yesterday (Monday) and a judge will decide in August if there is enough evidence to order a trial.