DENVER - A man suspected in a series
of armed robberies in Denver has been formally charged.
Jonaphar Johnson, 28, was charged
with 8 counts of kidnapping and four counts of aggravated assault last week. All charges
Johnson allegedly robbed an Auto Zone
store on East Colfax Ave. on July 29, 2013. He held four employees at gunpoint
before stealing an undisclosed amount of money.
Authorities suspect Johnson is
involved in numerous other robberies in Denver and Aurora that have occurred in
the past year.
Johnson is in custody and his bond is
set at $50,000. A preliminary is scheduled for Johnson on Sept. 3.
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