VPD Detectives make arrest in Fast Trax armed robbery

Mugshot of Kurtis Waller. Feb. 26, 2015 (photo courtesy WTHI News)

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) – A Lawrenceville, Illinois man was arrested Wednesday by Vincennes Police in connection to a February 15 armed robbery.

Police say the robbery took place at the Fast Trax Convenience Store, 601 Old Wheatland Rd., in Vincennes.

Kurtis Waller, 23, of Lawrenceville was arrested at a home in Bicknell Wednesday, according to WISH-TV sister station WTHI News.

Waller faces possible charges of armed robbery and theft.

Surveillance video still of a gas station armed robbery at Fast Trax convenience store on Feb. 15, 2015 (Photo courtesy WTHI News)
Surveillance video still of a gas station armed robbery at Fast Trax convenience store on Feb. 15, 2015 (Photo courtesy WTHI News)

Vincennes Police cited anonymous citizen tips and WTHI-TV news coverage as factors assisting in Waller’s arrest.

Bicknell Police and Indiana State Police assisted VPD in the investigation.

Police, working on tips, searched a Bicknell residence Wednesday afternoon.

According to police documents, multiple items and a semi automatic pistol were discovered in the residence, which police believe were connected to the armed robbery.

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