Michigan youth coach arrested on armed robbery charges

[JURISPRUDENCE] Kevin Papuga, a 22-year-old coach who had worked in the Vardar youth program, was arrested on charges in connected with a jewelry store heist last fall in downtown Rochester, Mich.

Papuga and 32-year-old Johnny Matthew Hall were charged in connection with the Nov. 2 robbery of Antiques and Fine Jewelry by Pamela.

Three men were reported to be wearing hats, hoodies and sunglasses when they restrained a jewelry store worked with duct tape and robbed the store at gunpoint.

Coaching assignments for 2011 listed Papuga as a coach of boys and girls youth teams in the Vardar West (Wixom, Huron Valley Area, White Lake) program.

The Rochester Patch reported that a third unnamed man was "cooperating with police" in connection with the case.

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