Man arrested on two counts of false imprisonment after reports of a robbery on Historic Fourth

By Updated on Wednesday, January 08 2020 02:40am

Police responded to SoHo Kitchen & Bar at 1024 4th Street about 3:15 pm on Tuesday for reports of a robbery. A description of the suspect was provided to responding officers who located the suspect about a block away and he was taken into custody without incident.

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Police say the suspect Billy Joe Ottmo, 31 cornered two employees in a basement office before being escorted out. No injuries were reported and the call initially dispatched as a robbery was not a robbery.

Ottmo was arrested and charged with two counts of false imprisonment, one count of criminal trespassing and one count of public intoxication.

IncidentDate  TimeActivityLocation
120000634   01/07 15:16   ROBBERY    1000 Block of 4TH ST