Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman says an arrest has been made in the armed robbery of the Stevensville Super One Food Store that occurred on June 17th. Hoffman says 29 year-old John Joseph Stark was arrested at his home after a search warrant for his home was carried out by Ravalli County authorities.

A store employee told authorities that a masked man pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at him in the early morning hours of June 17th when he confronted the suspect who had several cartons of cigarettes in a basket. Later that same day, the same store reported that the suspect had stolen two packages of Pepsi-Cola, and then get into a tan and gold 4-door Buick driven by the suspect's mother. For the cigarettes and the Pepsi-Cola, stark has been charged with one count of felony robbery and two counts of misdemeanor theft.

Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman