The Norman Transcript


April 27, 2011

Three charged in robbery

NORMAN — Three people have been arrested and charged for allegedly robbing a Lexington convenience store in March, according to court papers.

According to the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department, Aaron Tyler Hughes, 25, Clint Austin Gray, 19, and Kristan Michele Maloy, 21, all of Norman, were booked in to the Cleveland County Detention Center on April 21. All three remained jailed Tuesday.

Court records show prosecutors charged Gray on April 20 with felony counts of robbery with an imitation weapon and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony. Gray also was charged with assault and battery, a misdemeanor.

According to court records, Maloy and Hughes were charged Monday with robbery with an imitation weapon and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony. Prosecutors also charged Maloy and Hughes with misdemeanor counts of assault and battery.

Charges against all three allege an imitation weapon was used during the crime.

A probable cause affidavit that accompanied charges against Maloy stated, at about 10:09 p.m. March 30, that two suspects entered the One East Convenience Store, 8380 Oklahoma 39.

According to the affidavit, one suspect took money and cartons of cigarettes, while the second suspect beat the store owner.

“During the investigation, it was found that Kristan M. Maloy was the driver of the vehicle that dropped off the two suspects and also picked up the two suspects after the incident was over,” the affidavit stated.

The affidavit shows investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1900 block of Filmore Avenue in Norman. Maloy was in the residence when investigators served the warrant.

According to the affidavit, Maloy agreed to speak with investigators. She was read her Miranda warning.

“Maloy gave a confession to being the driver of the vehicle,” the affidavit stated. “She indicated she dropped off and picked up the other two suspects prior to and after the incident.”

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