Two charged with gas station robbery
NEWS-SUN STAFF REPORT March 1, 2013 6:12PM
Irvin Vaysburg, 19, of the 1000 Block of Sheridan Rd in Buffalo Grove was arrested for an armed robbery that occurred at the Speedway Gas Station located at 1010 Milwaukee Ave. in unincorporated Deerfield on July 2, 2012. | Special to Sun-Times Media
Updated: April 3, 2013 6:12AM
DEERFIELD — Two suspects wanted for the armed robbery of a gas station in unincorporated Deerfield Township were arrested Thursday during the Lake County Sheriff’s Office warrants sweep.
Michael Swanson, 19, of the 100 Block of Wilshire Drive, Wheeling, and Irvin Vaysburg, 19, of the 1000 Block of Sheridan Road, Buffalo Grove, were charged with armed robbery. Both are being held on $250,000 bond.
The robbery was July 2, 2012 at the Speedway Gas Station, 1010 Milwaukee Ave., in unincorporated Deerfield.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division obtained Class X armed robbery arrest warrants for Swanson and Vaysburg on Feb. 28 after working in collaboration with the Wheeling Police Department. The warrants were served as part of the largest-ever Lake County warrants sweep.
Swanson is scheduled to appear in Lake County Circuit Court on March 25 and Vaysburg is scheduled to appear in court March 4.