Detroiter arraigned in Roseville Red Roof robbery
A Detroit man is being held on $1 million bond after being arraigned Thursday in connection with the robbery of the Red Roof Inn in Roseville.
Deputy Chief Donald Glandon said Gregory Cook, 38, was charged with one count of armed robbery, a felony carrying a sentence of up to life in prison, and felony firearm, which carries a two-year sentence.
He was arraigned before Judge Joseph Boedeker in 39th District Court in Roseville.
Glandon said a man wearing dark clothing and with his face and hands covered entered the lobby of the hotel at 31800 Little Mack at about 6:50 p.m. Tuesday brandishing a handgun.
He ordered a guest to lie on the floor and demanded money from an employee behind the counter. Police say he made off with cash.
No one was injured in the incident.
Less than 24 hours after the holdup, Glandon said, police arrested a man in connection with the crime. Besides interviewing people and watching surveillance video, a detective also scoured the contents of a Dumpster to find evidence that led to the arrest.
Cook’s next court appearance is 8:15 a.m. May 6.