2 charged after robbing Circle K


Greene County News

FAIRBORN — Bryan Goney, 38, of Dayton; and Magen Branham, 27, of Dayton, were charged with felonious crimes after robbing the Circle K gas station approximately 1:24 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in Fairborn.

No one was harmed during the event.

According to Fairborn police, a suspect observed a Circle K employee outside the store before approaching the employee with a gun to order them back inside so they could demand money. After the suspect received the money, they fled the store, leaving in a U-Haul van. A description was given to surrounding agencies, allowing a Greene County Sheriff to locate the van at Circle K in Xenia.

Police said Goney and Branham were detained as they exited the gas station in Xenia, sparking an investigation that would find that they were responsible for committing the robbery in Fairborn. They were then taken to the Greene County Jail to await charges.

The Greene County Prosecutors Office formally charged the pair Monday, Nov. 14, according to a release by the Fairborn Police. Goney was charged with aggravated robbery, a felony of the first degree; kidnapping, a felony of the second degree and abduction, a felony of the third degree. Branham was charged with complicity to aggravated robbery, a felony of the first degree; robbery, a felony of the third degree; tampering with records, a felony of the third degree and identity fraud, a felony of the fifth degree.

Branham provided false information regarding her identity upon her arrest, according to the Fairborn Police, previously identifying herself with a differing first name.



Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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