Police have arrested a man accused of an August robbery in East Moline.
Ajayi M. McIntyre, 34, of Rock Island, was arrested Thursday on a warrant accusing him of robbery and theft, according to the East Moline Police Department. Mr. McIntyre was arrested while walking in the 1200 block of 10th Street, East Moline.
The charges are related to the robbery the morning of Aug. 23 at the Phillips 66 Mini-Mart, 4149 7th St., East Moline, according to police. The robber grabbed the clerk by the throat and took the gold necklace, police said.
Mr. McIntyre is being held in the Rock Island County Jail on $75,000 bail, police said.
Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men. 1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78. 1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.