Pair arrested for robbery in Winnemucca

Xander Hicks(left) and Damein Tovey(right)
Xander Hicks(left) and Damein Tovey(right)(Winnemucca Police Department)
Published: Sep. 26, 2023 at 1:57 PM PDT
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WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (KOLO) - Two men have been arrested on robbery charges after police say they robbed a Chevron gas station.

In the evening hours of Sept. 21, the Winnemucca Police Department responded for a call of an armed robbery at the Chevron located at 471 East Winnemucca Blvd.

Upon arriving, they learned an armed suspect entered the gas station, pointed a gun at the employees and demanded money. The employees complied and the first suspect fled with a second suspect in a car.

Officers were able to find both men at a residence in Winnemucca shortly after.

20-year-old Xander Hicks and 19-year-old Damein Tovey of Winnemucca were subsequently arrested and charged with robbery with the use of a deadly weapon.