Armed Hotel Robber Admits Guilt

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SCRANTON -- One of four people charged with an armed robbery at a hotel in Scranton has pleaded guilty.

Kelvin Robinson, 24, of Newport News, Virginia, admitting showing a gun in February during the holdup at the Econo Lodge on Kane Street.

Investigators said about $200 was taken in the robbery in Scranton.

Tracy Whiting, 24, of Newport News, Virginia; Kwa’shon Roane, 24, of Gloucester, Virginia; and Rodney Whiting, 23, of Scranton; were indicted by a grand jury in March 2016 for the armed robbery of the Econo Lodge.  The charges against those men are currently still pending.

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