Suspects in Custody following Attempted Robbery in Tuppers Plains

Jeffrey Coon, left, and David R. McMurray, right, have been taken into custody and charged for their alleged involvement in an attempted robbery at Farmers Bank in Tuppers Plains, Ohio. Submitted images.

Suspects in Custody following Attempted Robbery in Tuppers Plains

POMEROY, Ohio – Two suspects wanted in connection to an attempted robbery at a Farmers Bank branch are in custody.

According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, on June 16, 2019, deputies with his office took one male into custody who was identified as the alleged driver of the “get away” vehicle in the Farmers Bank Robbery at the Tuppers Plains branch on June 15, 2019. Deputies identified the suspect as David R. McMurray, 61, of Parkersburg, W.V. McMurray was taken into custody at around 3 p.m. in Pomeroy. Deputies also recovered the vehicle used in the robbery attempt and it has been impounded for processing. McMurray was charged with Aggravated Robbery, a Felony of the First Degree through Meigs County Court.

Additionally Wood stated his office received information of a possible suspect on the date of the robbery attempt. On June 16, deputies were able to confirm information that had been received and were able to get a location on the possible whereabouts of the suspect that entered the bank.

In the evening hours of June 16, the Parkersburg Police Department arrested Jeffrey A. Coon, 47, of Pomeroy, on an arrest warrant issued out of Meigs County for Aggravated Robbery, a Felony of the First Degree. Coon is currently being housed at the North Central Regional Jail in West Virginia awaiting a court hearing for extradition back to Meigs County to face charges.

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