On Sept. 30 at 6:49 p.m., the La Grande Police Department received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery at By-Rite Texaco at 2112 Island Ave. in La Grande. Within 10 minutes, law enforcement had located and arrested La Grande resident Robert Allen Fox for the robbery. In his possession, Fox had the cigarettes he stole and a pellet pistol matching the description of a handgun a witness described. Fox was transported to the Union County Jail, where he remains in custody on charges of robbery, theft and menacing.
“It was nothing out of the ordinary handling this one," LGPD Lt. Gary Bell said.