4/8/2014 11:02 AM
by Rebecca Turco
BECKLEY - Police are on the lookout for a local man who allegedly robbed a Beckley hotel early Sunday morning.
Detective David Allard said warrants have been issued for the arrest of Ronald "RJ" Mayo, 31, of the Beckley area. Mayo is charged with first-degree robbery.
Mayo is caught on surveillance footage at the Quality Inn on Harper Road, according to Allard. Authorities said he presented the hotel clerk with a note saying he had a weapon on him.
The crime happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday. Dispatchers said the call came in after the robbery occurred and the scene was cleared hours later. Four officers with the Beckley Police Department responded to the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 304-255-STOP.