Taylor Alan Vannett
Taylor Alan Vannett

VAN WERT — The Van Wert Police Department announced the arrest of Taylor Alan Vannett, D.O. B. 12-31-1998, for the armed robbery that occurred at Lassus BP Handy Dandy, 855 N. Washington St. Tuesday evening.

Taylor Vannett is being charged with Ohio Revised Code 2911.01A1, armed robbery, a felony of the first degree.

Vannett was located Wednesday in Defiance Ohio, and has confessed to the robbery.

There was a very well-coordinated effort between several law enforcement agencies to get this subject located and arrested.

A special thank you to the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, The Van Wert Highway Patrol, Defiance Police Department, and Defiance County Sheriff's Office.