Bourbon Man Charged with First Degree Robbery

A Bourbon man is being charged with first degree robbery following an incident on the evening of September 28, 2012. Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and Sullivan Police Department were called to the Flying ‘J’ Truck Stop at 8:00pm. Upon arrival; two men, the suspect, who was holding a knife, and whiteness to the robbery were fighting in a traffic lane of interstate 44. A Deputy was forced to raise his service weapon when the suspect failed to comply with orders to drop the knife. After a tense few seconds, the suspect dropped the weapon and was arrested. 24-year-old James R. Andrews is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a charge of first degree robbery. A cash only bond of $100,000 has been set for the case.