Palm Coast man arrested in armed robbery case

Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that a Thursday night robbery of a Palm Coast gas station has resulted in one arrest by Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies.

Bruce Schelberger, 33, of 8 Firtree Lane is charged with the 9:20 p.m. robbery of the Shell gas station at 320 Palm Coast Parkway NE. Investigators have charged him with robbery with a deadly weapon and wearing a mask while committing an offense.

Deputies said Schelberger entered the store and approached the clerk. He implied he had a handgun in his sweatshirt while he demanded money. When the clerk opened the register, he grabbed a handful of cash and fled the scene, running east.

After investigators reviewed the security videos, they were able to identify Schelberger. He was located at the Firtree Lane address where he was taken into custody for questioning and later charged.

“I am pleased that we were able to make this arrest and take this man off the streets,” said Flagler County Sheriff Donald W. Fleming.

He is being held in the Flagler County Inmate Facility on $20,000 bond on the charges.

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