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UPDATE from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday evening May 22, 2019, Bedford County Sheriff’s investigators arrested four individuals in connection with the armed robbery of the Road Side Market on Monday evening May 20, 2019. Investigators arrested and charged Kolin Minnick, age 18, of Bedford and James Dallas Stewart, 18, of Lynchburg with robbing Road Side Market and the use of a firearm in the robbery. Destiny Meador, age 19, of Montvale and Amber Mawyer, age 19, of Lynchburg were arrested and charged with being accessories in the robbery of Road Side Market. All four of the suspects are being held in the Bedford Adult Detention Center on no bond. Captain Miller will be available at the Sheriff’s Office for questions this afternoon.

PREVIOUS: Two men are wanted for holding up a Montvale convenience store. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office say the two walked in last night to the Roadside Market along US 460, one of them with a shotgun, and demanded money.

From the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office: At 9:16 p.m. Monday evening May 20, 2019, Bedford County 911 received a call from Road Side Market in Montvale. The caller stated that two heavyset white men with mask covering their faces entered the store and one had a shotgun. The caller said the men took cash and cigarettes. Suspect number one was wearing a red long sleeve shirt, black jeans and red shoes. Suspect number two was wearing a long sleeve tie dyed shirt, black jeans and was carrying a shotgun. Both suspects were wearing baseball type caps. Investigators believe the suspects may have left the store in a dark colored Jeep Liberty or Patriot. Direction of travel unknown.

Anyone with information on this crime, please contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or Central Virginia Crime Stoppers at 1-888-798-5900 or go online to Enter your tip online at or use the P3TIPS app on your mobile device. Crime Stopper callers remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward up to $1,000.00. 2