May 8, 2011

Robbery Suspect Arrested in KY

By Eric Shangraw

May 8, 2011 Updated May 8, 2011 at 10:15 PM CDT

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a Peoria jewelry store in March.

Police in Central City, Kentucky arrested 37-year old Robert Allen Dillard on Wednesday, May 4th.

Dillard was arrested on a fugitive warrant.

He is in custody in connection with the armed robbery of the Half Price Jewelry Store on North University.

Peoria Police arrested 32- year-old Barry Wallace Hodge a week after the robbery.

Dillard is also know as "China White." He is being held in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center, in Kentucky.

His bond is set at $100,000.oo.

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