Accusations of pillow smothering keeps suspect in jail

John Riggs, Jr. charged with aggravated robbery in Montgomery County. (WDTN Photo/Neil Black)
John Riggs, Jr. charged with aggravated robbery in Montgomery County. (WDTN Photo/Neil Black)

 

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It will take $100,000 for a man accused of aggravated burglary to get out of jail.

John Riggs, Jr. was in Dayton Municipal Court Monday. The judge assigned him a public defender.

He also set the high bond.

Riggs is accused of breaking into a home on Deeds Avenue Saturday. The 82 year old victim told police Riggs tried to smother him with a pillow.

Officers believe the victim may have been targeted because he has lent money to neighbors in the past.

Riggs is expected back in court April 14 for a preliminary hearing.

 

 

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