GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Authorities arrested two men who they say are responsible for the armed robbery of a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Plainfield Township.
Ronnie Taylor, 44, of Mount Pleasant was arrested in Mount Pleasant. He was charged with armed robbery, armed robbery conspiracy, two counts of felony firearm, a count of possession of a weapon by a felon and a being a habitual offender.
After further investigation, 29-year-old Leonardo Simmons of Grand Rapids was also arrested. He faces two counts of armed robbery and a charge of armed robbery conspiracy, as well as being a habitual offender.
The KFC on Plainfield Avenue NE was robbed around 11 p.m. on April 6. Authorities say a suspect armed with a handgun ordered employees to the floor before getting away with cash.
Though Taylor's wife was previously a KFC employee, she is not believed to have been involved with this crime.
Both Taylor and Simmons were lodged in the Kent County jail on $250,000 cash or surety bond.
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