WARRENTON, Ore. -- A man accused of armed robbery and kidnapping at the KOA in Warrenton was caught by police with help from the victim and a campground manager, police said.
Just before noon Friday, Aaron G. Jones robbed the KOA Snack Shack with a handgun and forced the clerk at gunpoint into a bathroom, according to Warrenton Police Chief Mathew Workman.
The clerk used a two-way radio to call a manager, who followed the Jones' vehicle with a KOA truck, Workman said. The manager then contacted a police officer patrolling the Hammond area, and the officer was able to follow Jones down a dead-end road.
He was taken into custody and the cash and handgun were recovered at the scene, Workman said.
Jones was jailed on several charges, including kidnapping, robbery, menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.