Monroe Police Make Arrests In Convenience Store Robbery

Monroe, NC - On Wednesday, May 19, 2010, the Monroe Police Department, along with the Chesterfield County South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, followed up on several leads that developed after an armed robbery occurred hours earlier at On The Road located at 812 N. Charlotte Avenue in Monroe. This investigation has led to the arrest of Kenneth Wayne McKay, Jr., 19 of 521 Engleside Street, Monroe. He has been charged with four counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession and intent to sell marijuana. McKay is being held in the Union County Jail under a $30,000.00 bond with a pending court date of July 8, 2010.

Kenneth McKay

Kenneth McKay Arrested

The other two suspects involved are Antonio Marquis Redfern, 22 of 380-E Quarry Road, Monroe and Ulysses Bailey, 36 of 1105 Icemorlee Street, Monroe. Antonio Redfern is currently being held at the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office in SC for attempted armed robbery. No bond has been set for Mr. Redfern for the charge in SC at this time. Ulysses Bailey is currently being held at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on a failure to appear charge with a $1,500.00 bond. Both Redfern and Bailey have four counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon charges pending in Monroe, and once released by the current holding agencies, they will be released to the custody of the Monroe Police Department and taken to the Union County Sheriff’s Office where they will be given a bond.

Ulysses Bailey

Ulysses Bailey Arrested

Antonio Redfern

Antonio Redfern Arrested

These suspects are linked to the robberies that occurred on April 23 and May 12 at the BP located at 801 Lancaster Avenue, the May 15 robbery at Joe’s Store located at 437 Morgan Mill Road, and the May 19 robbery at On the Run located at 812 N. Charlotte Avenue

If anyone has further information, please contact Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600.

2010 Monroe, NC

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