John E. Huggins is Now in Custody

John E. Huggins is now in custody after robbing a gas station in Washington on September 13, 2012. It was reported that an armed robbery occurred at the FastTrip convenience store at the intersection of Highway 47 and East 5th street in Washington. The clerk reported that 24 year old Huggins displayed a handgun in his waistband several times. Huggins threatened the clerk if he called the police. Huggins spent a total of twenty minutes in the store and took cigarettes and alcohol. Huggins was spotted by police leaving the gas station on foot. He then ran behind the hospital to 3rd street where he fell over a concrete retaining wall and suffered scrapes and bruises. Huggins was able to continue running a short distance. He surrendered after getting behind the American Legion Building. A small revolver was found to be stolen from a friend in Washington. Huggins is facing several felonies including armed robbery and stealing a firearm. He is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.