By Frank Lewis
The Scioto County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in a series of robberies over the last several days. Captain David Hall said one of the women was arrested shortly after noon Tuesday, while the other was taken into custody a couple of hours later.
The first incident was at the B.P. station in Minford, last Thursday; the second was at Sun Spot Tanning Salon in Wheelersburg.
Arrested Leanna Ramey, 31, of Ohio 140, Wheelersburg, charged with aggravated robbery, a felony of the first degree; Kidnapping, also a first degree felony, both charges stemming from a knifepoint robbery at the Sun Spot Tanning Salon in Wheelersburg on Saturday. She is also charged with robbery, a second degree felony, from a robbery at Kenny’s Convenient Mart on Ohio 139 Tuesday morning. In addition, she faces safe cracking charges, a felony four, stemming from an incident at the B.P. station in Minford on Jan. 16.
Also arrested was Danielle Starcher, 28, of Petersburg Road in Jackson County, who faces a charge of aggravated robbery, kidnapping from the robberies at the Sun Spot and the B.P. station.
Starcher was not arrested in the Kenny’s Convenient Mart robbery.
Frank Lewis can be reached at 740-353-3101, Ext. 252, or on Twitter @FrankLewispdt.