Armed robbery suspect arrested

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Seymour man wanted in robbery arrest

A Jackson County man wanted for armed robbery in Kentucky was arrested early Friday morning in Bartholomew County.

Police report the arrest of Elonzo Simmons, 21, of Seymour occurred around 4:22 a.m. Friday when Indiana State Trooper Korry Clark stopped a moped with no license plate on State Road 7 near County Road 450E.

During the stop, Clark said he was able to determine Simmons was wanted for robbery out of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Clark said Simmons also was found to be in possession of cocaine and marijuana and was arrested and transported to the Bartholomew County Jail in Columbus.

Besides the Kentucky warrant, Simmons is facing one count each of possession of cocaine, a Level 6 felony and possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor. He also was cited for no endorsement of identification to operate a moped.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.