Man charged with robbing Ypsilanti gas station remains jailed on bond
A man accused of robbing the Boggs gas station convenience store in Ypsilanti on Sunday night remains jailed this afternoon on a $10,000 bond, with the right to post 10 percent, jail officials said.
Jason Charles Smith, 37, of Ypsilanti Township, was arraigned Monday afternoon at the Washtenaw County Jail on a charge of armed robbery.
Ypsilanti police said Smith entered the store at 405 North Prospect Road at 5:20 p.m. Sunday and passed a note, demanding money and implying that he had a gun.
Police said he left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police said a witness followed him and officers apprehended him shortly after the robbery, recovering all of the stolen cash.
Smith is scheduled to return to court for a preliminary hearing Jan. 17.