Third Robbery Suspect Arrested

The third suspect in an armed robbery in Des Moines County was located and arrested Thursday afternoon.  The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office said Aaron Bessine was located on Burlington Avenue and charged with first degree robbery and felon in possession of a firearm.

Tuesday about about 12:30 am deputies were dispatched to the Sundown Apartments on 115th Avenue to investigate a report of a robbery and shots fired. The victim said he had been held at gunpoint by three men who robbed him and fled on foot. Detectives identified the three men as Aaron Bessine, Jason Hollenbeck, and Ryan Payne.

Hollenbeck and Payne were immediately located, and arrested. Hollenbeck was charged with 1st Degree Robbery and  felon in possession of a firearm. Payne was charged with 1st Degree Robbery.