MPD: Man uses baseball bat during cigarette robbery

Jerry Pugh (Mobile County Metro Jail)

A homeless man is accused of robbing a gas station with a baseball bat.

Mobile Police said Jerry Pugh, 28, went into the Chevron on Theodore Dawes Road near I-10 at 11:20 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say he was armed with a baseball bat when he stole two cartons of cigarettes.

Officers responded to the scene and found Pugh a short time later. He's charged with robbery, public intoxication, and probation violation.

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