Alleged robber held up gas station, repair shop, Madison police say

December 15, 2018

Madison police have arrested a man they believe robbed an auto repair shop and a gas station over the past two weeks.

Douglas Dederich, 49, no permanent address, was tentatively charged with two counts of armed robbery.

He allegedly robbed Wayne’s Automotive, 220 Cottage Grove Road, on Nov. 28, and Spirit Gas Station, 1130 Williamson St., on Dec. 3.

In both cases, the suspect claimed he had a gun but didn’t show a weapon.

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