OAK HILL - A local high school athlete
is behind bars in connection to a party turned armed robbery in Oak Hill last
Javonne Malik Staunton-Bailey, 19, is
charged with malicious wounding, armed robbery and conspiracy.
Oak Hill Police Chief Michael Whisman said
Staunton-Bailey was wanted for allegedly being one of two men to point a .9 pistol
at two party-goers and hit them with a bat.
Katelyn Marie Richmond, 18, allegedly orchestrated the
whole thing. She was arrested May 11 and faces the same charges as Staunton-Bailey.
Richmond invited the two victims over to her home for a
small party, knowing they had a good amount of money on them, according to the
Staunton-Bailey plays basketball at Greater Beckley Christian
School. He is in Southern Regional Jail on $50,000 bond.