12 - 13 - 2013 Men from McVeytown, Mt. Union arrested for Minit Mart robbery
Lewistown State Police have charged 19-y/o Dwayne Smith of Mt Union & 20-y/o Ridge Ryan Rhodes of McVeytown for allegedly robbing the Mt. Union Minit Mart on US 522 in Wayne Twp., Mifflin Co., around midnight last night. Police said in their report that the pair jumped the counter at the business, demanding money from the clerk, who told police he was threatened with what he believed was a handgun. Video surveillance was reviewed, leading investigators to a Mt. Union residence where the men were apprehended. Smith & Rhodes were arraigned before Judge Miller & incarcerated in the Mifflin Co. Correctional Facility. State Police from Huntingdon & Mt. Union Borough Police assisted in the investigation.