Probable cause found in robbery case

May 3, 2019

HUNTINGTON - Probable cause was found in Cabell County Magistrate Court on Tuesday on all charges against two men arrested April 21 in connection with an unarmed robbery at Walmart in Huntington.

Kelly Arshawn Davis, 20, was charged with being an accessory, burglary, assault during the commission of a felony, and fleeing.

Valandale Jerome “Bam Bam” Herron, 19, of Huntington, was charged in the alleged robbery with being a fugitive from justice, burglary, unarmed robbery and fleeing.

The charges against the two men will be transferred to Cabell County Circuit Court.

Cabell County deputies responded to Walmart on a robbery call about 3 p.m. April 21 and spotted two men matching the suspect descriptions walking behind the store on nearby Norway Avenue. The two then fled on fovot before entering a unit at nearby Rotary Gardens Apartments.

As police surrounded the complex, a 20-year-old woman emerged from the unit and told officers the suspects were not inside, reports state. The property manager gave police permission to enter the unit, where Herron was found hiding in a kitchen cabinet and Davis was found in a closet.

The woman was arrested on misdemeanor obstruction charges for lying to police.