POMEROY — Alleged gas station robbers Alex Craig and Marcy Craig were arraigned in Meigs County Common Pleas Court on Monday following indictment by the grand jury last week.
Alex Craig, 26, of Letart Falls, was arraigned on three counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of kidnapping for the incidents that occurred between March 30 and April 10.
The three counts of aggravated robbery occurred on March 30 at the TNT Pitstop in Syracuse, April 2 at the TNT Pitstop in Chester, and April 10 at the 124 Mart near Pomeroy.
The aggravated robbery charges from the robberies at the Chester TNT Pitstop and 124 Mart both carry a gun specification. There is also a gun specification on both counts of kidnapping.
The gun specification adds a mandatory three year sentence to be served consecutively if convicted. Each count of aggravated robbery carries a maximum sentence of 10 years, with each count of kidnapping carrying a maximum of eight years. The possible sentence on all charges would be 62 years, with a maximum potential fine of $100,000.
Marcy Craig, 37, of Long Bottom, is charged with three counts of aggravated robbery for allegedly serving as an accomplice to her brother.
Marcy Craig entered a plea of not guilty to all charges in the indictment.
Original charges filed in Meigs County Court against Alex Craig were three counts of aggravated robbery and seven counts of kidnapping.
Marcy Craig was charged in county court with seven counts of complicity to kidnapping and three counts of complicity to aggravated robbery.
In addition to the three armed robberies in Meigs County, Alex Craig is allegedly responsible for a March robbery in Mason, W.Va., and an April robbery in Millwood, W.Va.
Judge Christopher Tenoglia set bond for Alex Craig at $1 million, with 10 percent cash allowed. Herman Carson was appointed to represent Craig.
Marcy Craig’s bond was set at $750,000, with 10 percent cash allowed. Craig has retained William Eachus as council. Jeff Finley represented Craig at the hearing today, filling in for Eachus.
Pre-trial hearings for both Alex Craig and Marcy Craig have been set for May 21, with a final pre-trial set for June 4. The jury trial for both defendants is scheduled for June 12.