Edinburg man arrested on armed robbery charge

WOODSTOCK -- The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Edinburg man on Wednesday night in connection with the armed robbery of the Country Convenience Store in Edinburg early that morning.

WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Edinburg man on Wednesday night in connection with the armed robbery of the Country Convenience Store in Edinburg early that morning.

David Early Ogle, 34, entered the store between 5:30 and 6 a.m. Wednesday with a black bandana covering his face before he displayed a revolver, the criminal complaint states. Ogle then demanded money from James Mills, the store employee working at the time.

After receiving an undetermined amount of money, the complaint states, Ogle then demanded Mills give up his cellphone and business phone. Ogle fled the scene in his car, and deputies were able to identify Ogle as a person of interest after tips from the public, the Sheriff’s Office noted in a statement.

The Sheriff’s Office also stated that Ogle was arrested without incident, and he was charged with robbery, abduction and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. According to the criminal complaint, Ogle agreed to interview with police after his arrest and confessed to robbing the store.

Ogle is being held without bond at the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail. The next hearing is set for Nov. 14 in Shenandoah County General District Court.

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