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Ada resident charged with two counts aggravated robbery

FROM ADA ICON – After a week-end long investigation the Ada Police Department charged Dekari Tyre Ese Powell of Ada and Mansfield with two counts of Aggravated Robbery, felonies of the 1st degree, for his part in the armed robbery of three persons in Ada on Thursday, Jan 3, according to Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief.

According to reports, three separate individuals known to Powell were approached separately and robbed at gun point of cash, electronics and drugs. 

The Ada Police Department learned of these robberies during the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 4, when the investigation ensued. On Friday, Jan. 4, at approximately 11:20 p.m. officers had discovered enough information to make an arrest of Powell when he returned to Ada from Mansfield.

Further charges are pending and several more suspects face charges related to these incidents. The remaining suspects are not from Ada.

Powell is being held at the Multi-County Correctional Facility in Marion, Ohio.