Franklin County Prosecutor Press Release

Posted on 5/31/2011

Defendant: Michael Stechison

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned a ten count indictment against Michael Stechison, age 22, for his alleged involvement in a string of robberies that occurred between April 30th and May 16th, 2011. Stechison has been indicted for five counts Robbery (F-3) and five counts Robbery (F-2). The robberies were at the following locations:

April 30th Starbucks/2051 West Henderson Road/Upper Arlington
May 5th Graeters Ice Cream/1534 West Lane Avenue/Upper Arlington
May 12th Caribou Coffee/2468 Northwest Boulevard/Upper Arlington
May 14th Speedway/1790 West Henderson Road/Columbus
May 16th Pizza Hut/2052 Crown Plaza Drive/Columbus

O’Brien stated, “Each of these businesses had employees who were threatened during these robberies”. O’Brien commended UAPD and CPD for their investigation and apprehension of this serial robber.& Arraignment is set for June 3rd, 2011 at 1:30 pm in courtroom 1A.