Suspected Moscow robber faces numerous felony charges, one misdemeanor

A man allegedly involved in a robbery Tuesday night is facing numerous felony charges, including suspicion of two counts of aggravated assault, robbery and possession of a methamphetamine, as well as suspicion of a misdemeanor battery charge.

The man, Oludele Lester Adebowale Oladoja Jr., 27, was arrested by Moscow police officers around 8:30 p.m. on the 300 block of Baker Street.

According to a news release from the police department, officers responding to a report of a robbery contacted Oladoja and two other individuals. All subjects were transported to the Moscow Police Department to be interviewed.

After speaking with those reportedly involved, officers determined Oladoja had allegedly been allowed to entered the individuals’ residence, and an argument and fight broke out between the three, according to the release.

Oladoja allegedly brandished a firearm, made threats and demanded money and property, according to the release.

Anyone with information about this incident or Oladoja is asked to contact the Moscow Police Detective Division at (208) 883-7054.

Oladoja is in the custody of the Latah County Jail on a $75,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. July 27.

Olivia Heersink can be reached at arg-news@uidaho.edu or on Twitter @heersinkolivia


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