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Suspect Arrested In Dollar General Robbery

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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Dollar General store.

It happened around 9 p.m. Feb. 7 at the store located on Dixie Highway in Walton.

Officials say 36-year-old Billy Schadler, of Independence, allegedly handed the clerk a note demanding money and then brandished a handgun.

After following up on surveillance stills from the Dollar General, officials located another establishment in the area that also maintained surveillance cameras and had not only a man who strongly resembled the robber but also a vehicle he was driving.

Deputies located the suspect vehicle and individual in Independence where the suspect admitted to the robbery.

Schadler was arrested Feb. 9 and is facing charges of first-degree robbery.

He was lodged in the Boone County Detention Center.

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