Carolyn Fleegle

Zanesville Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery

by Carolyn Fleegle on May 7, 2012 at 3:56 am

A Zanesville man has pleaded guilty to a robbery charge in connection with an incident at a local grocery store.

48-year-old Jeffrey Johnson entered the plea Monday  in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

Zanesville police say on February 24th, Johnson stole several items from the Pick N Save on Howard Street .Detectives say he also threatened two employees with a knife before fleeing the store.

No one was injured in the incident.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation.