HENDERSON, Ky (WEHT) – Officers with the Owensboro Police Department arrested a suspect in an ATM robbery that took place in the 1600 block of Starlite Drive.

Cuahua (Courtesy: Daviess County Detention Center)

According to a release from OPD, officers responded to reports of the robbery just after 7 p.m. on April 22. Police say a female victim was assaulted while withdrawing money from the ATM, and a male subject took the withdrawn money.

During their investigation, police developed Manuel Cuahua, 23, of Owensboro, as a suspect and arrested him on April 30. Cuahua was arrested and charged with robbery. Police say Cuahua has previously been charged with the following:

  • Theft from a building $500 < $1,000
  • Drug paraphernalia – Buy/Possess (2 counts)
  • Criminal trespassing
  • Fleeing or evading police on foot (2 counts)
  • Theft of identity of another without consent (2 counts)
  • Trafficking in marijuana (8 oz to less than 5 lbs)
  • Resisting arrest (2 counts)