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Two Arrested after Turkey Hill Robbery

WILKES-BARRE — Two people are locked up after a robbery in Luzerne County.

Wilkes-Barre Police said a man robbed the Turkey Hill on Hazle Street early Saturday morning.

According to police, Robert Monaco of Glen Lyon walked into the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt with the hood up around 4:30 a.m. and pointed to his pocket. When the clerk asked if he was robbing the store, Monaco allegedly said, “No, I want a sandwich. What do you think?”

The clerk opened the register and handed him the money. Monaco left the store and was seen getting into a pickup truck.

An officer located the truck a short time later.

Joanne Marx of Wilkes-Barre was charged with driving the getaway vehicle.

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