Friday, January 6, 2012

Burlington St. last Wednesday, but could not connect him to the crime, they said.

tip for an armed robbery led police to the arrest of a twenty-one-year-old Iowa City man, because he was wearing the same lanyard as the suspect at the time of the incident.Iowa City police suspected Jonathan T. Bogaard, of three hundred and thirty-one S Johnson St. No. five, had robbed the L&M Mighty Shop, at five hundred and four E Burlington St. last Wednesday, but could not connect him to the crime, they said.Records indicate at eleven:forty-six p.m. Dec. fourteen, a white male subject wearing ski mask had displayed a knife to the clerk and demanded money from the cash register. The subject took $two hundred to $two hundred and fifty cash from the register drawer, police saidAccording to reports, an anonymous person identified the suspect photo to be Bogaard, who denied robbing the convenience store. However, Bogaard had a lanyard in his front right pant pocket that appeared to be similar to what the suspect wore during the incident.When confronted about using a weapon, Bogaard admitted to committing the theft, Iowa City police Sgt. Denise Brotherton said. He also admitted to three car burglaries within the same week as the robbery, according to police reports.He is charged with first-degree robbery, a Class B felony, assault with a weapon and going armed with intent, both Class D felonies, and fourth-degree theft, a serious misdemeanor.Bogaard is currently being held at the Johnson County Jail on $one hundred,zero bond.

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