Three people face multiple charges after a Davenport hotel was robbed and a convenience store burglarized early Thursday, Davenport police said.
Arrested were Michael Keith Smith, 48, and Ronald Lester Hanchett Jr., 21, both of 411 S. Clark St., Davenport, and Stacey Jean O’Hara, 33, of 507 Winter St., Lost Nation.
They are charged with one count each of first-degree robbery, third-degree burglary and conspiracy to commit a forcible felony.
O’Hara also is charged with one count of assault on a peace officer after she kicked at an officer in an interview room of the Davenport Police Department.
According to the arrest affidavits filed by Davenport Police Detective Richard Voy and Cpl. John Hutcheson, officers responded to an armed robbery at the Quad-City Inn, 6111 Brady St., at 2:32 a.m. About 20 minutes later at 2:52 a.m., officers were dispatched to a burglary at the Rina Mart gasoline station and convenience store at 3815 W. Kimberly Road.
Smith, along with Hanchett and O’Hara, designed a plan to rob the Quad-City Inn, according to the charges. Smith drove the three to the hotel to commit the robbery.
Hanchett and O’Hara entered the hotel. O’Hara allegedly was carrying a knife, while the clerk believed Hanchett was carrying a handgun, according to the affidavit.
When Hanchett and O’Hara demanded money, the clerk declined to give them any. Hanchett and O’Hara then fled the building, police said.
Smith drove them to the gas station on West Kimberly Road. The three broke the glass door and Hanchett and O’Hara went in and stole a large amount of lottery tickets and several cartons of cigarettes, police said.
The items were discovered at Smith’s and Hanchett’s house on Clark Street, the affidavit said.
First-degree robbery is a Class B felony under Iowa law that carries a mandatory prison sentence of 25 years upon conviction, 70 percent of which, or 17 ½ years, must be served before parole can be granted.
Conspiracy to commit a forcible felony is a Class C felony that carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years upon conviction, while third-degree burglary is a Class D felony that carries a prison sentence of up to five years.
Hanchett, O’Hara and Smith were being held Thursday night in the Scott County Jail on $25,000 bond each. O’Hara also has an $850 cash-only bond for the assault charge.