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Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Amish Teen: Suspect Apprehended in Pike County


Authorities have successfully captured the suspect believed to be involved in the armed robbery of an Amish teen in Jackson County. The arrest came following intensive efforts by law enforcement, culminating in the apprehension of the suspect in Pike County late Friday night.

A crucial tip from a vigilant citizen led Jackson County Sheriff Tedd E. Frazier’s deputies to the Beaver area in Pike County, where they swiftly mobilized in collaboration with the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. Through coordinated efforts, the suspect, identified as 30-year-old Jason Daniel Holloway of Beaver, was taken into custody. Furthermore, investigators located the suspect’s truck during the course of their inquiry in West Portsmouth.

The alleged incident unfolded on Thursday, April 11, when Holloway reportedly accosted a 16-year-old Amish teen on Cove Road, brandishing a firearm as the teen traveled with his horse and cart. Demanding the victim’s wallet, Holloway subsequently fled the scene.

Currently held at the Jackson County Jail, Holloway faces a single count of robbery. However, additional charges may be forthcoming pending a comprehensive review by Jackson County Prosecutor Randy Dupree.