VAN WERT — Van Wert police on Wednesday announced an arrest has been made in connection with a robbery that took place at approximately 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lassus BP Handy Dandy gas station, 885 N. Washington St.
Taylor Alan Vannett. 21, was arrested Wednesday in Defiance and confessed to the robbery, according to a statement from the police. He is charged with armed robbery, a first-degree felony.
The Van Wert Police Department statement said the arrest was a “well-coordinated effort between several law enforcement agencies” that included the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, the Van Wert post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Defiance Police Department and Defiance County Sheriff’s Office.