Man charged with robbery

Man charged with robbery

URBANA — A 24-year-old Urbana man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery of a woman who police say was buying drugs from him.

Micah L. Seymour, who listed an address in the 1000 block of South Smith Road, is charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and robbery, all alleging that on Jan. 3 he took cannabis and cash from a 24-year-old Urbana woman while threatening to hurt her.

Assistant State's Attorney Troy Lozar said the woman allegedly had purchased cannabis from Seymour, whom she only knew by a street name. When she didn't have money she owed him for cannabis she was buying, he allegedly took out a gun and threatened to hurt her. She gave him back the cannabis she had bought and money.

Lozar said the woman saw Seymour out on Tuesday and contacted police, who arrested him then for the Jan. 3 incident.

Judge Richard Klaus set Seymour's bond at $200,000 and told him to be back in court March 5.

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danvillenative wrote on January 23, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Maybe local yocal or whatever his name is should read this article.  I know he finds is so unreasonable that the police have to go out there and arrest all criminals no matter how petty, including drug users.  This story is the perfect example that probably 75% of all crime can be traced to drugs somehow.  So whether you are a user or a dealer, you are still part of the problem Mr. local and you should be held accountable for your crime.