(Arlington) Three men were arrested early Sunday morning in Arlington following the armed robbery of a convenience store. Just after midnight, the Columbia County Dispatch Center received a call reporting the crime at All-Stop Mobil. Sheriff Roger Brandner says a suspect entered the establishment, displayed a knife and took money out of the cash drawer. Witnesses were able to give information about the suspect’s vehicle and a short time later three individuals were located in Dane County. Brandner says in connection to the robbery 27-year-old Lucas Hanks from Lodi, 25-year-old Brandon Laroche of Sauk City and 26-year-old Austin Pace from Prairie Du Sac were arrested without incident. All three are facing Armed Robbery charges while Hanks is facing a count of Possession of Narcotic Drugs. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Wisconsin State Patrol, Dane County Sheriff’s and Blystone’s Towing.
Pictured from left to right Hanks, Laroche and Pace