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Suspect charged in Otsego Carryout robbery

| November 6, 2018

COSHOCTON – On Aug. 11, at approximately 9:48 a.m. dispatch received a call from an alarm company advising of a hold up alarm at the Otsego Carryout. At the same time, dispatch received a 911 call from the clerk at the Otsego Carryout reporting that she had just been robbed and that the suspect fired a shot into the store.

Once deputies arrived on scene, it was determined there was a shot fired from outside of the store into the front glass of the store. Deputies spoke with the clerk and were given a description of the suspect as being a male, small in stature, wearing an orange sweat shirt and a mask. Deputies began searching the area, but were unable to locate the suspect; however, they were able to locate key evidence.
Detectives and a K9 officer were called in to assist in processing the scene and surrounding area.

On Nov. 2, after receiving vital information from the BCI crime lab, an adult male suspect was taken into custody. On Nov. 5, Jacob E. Jennings, an 18 year old male from the Coshocton area, was charged with aggravated robbery, a felony of the first degree.

Assisting the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation is the Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office and BCI Crime Lab.

This incident remains under investigation by the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office.

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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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