Man Arrested In Robbery

The Port Huron Police Department investigated a robbery at the Marathon Gas Station at 1301 Military Street, in Port Huron.  On Monday, October 29, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Central Dispatch received a call from a witness who had walked in the store and found the clerk, a 29 year old Port Huron resident, fighting a man with a ski mask covering his face.  The confrontation, according to Port Huron Police Captain, Marcy Kuehn moved from the store into the parking lot.  The clerk was assisted by another person who held the suspect to the ground until police arrived to take him into custody.   The clerk told police the suspect came into the store with a bag and demanded money.    On Wednesday October 31, Joel Edward Parker, a 22 year old Port Huron resident was arraigned on one count of Unarmed Robbery, a 15 year felony.  The case is scheduled for a probable cause conference on Tuesday November 13 at 9 a.m. in front of the Honorable Judge Platzer.  A $50,000 cash bond was set.