Pair Charged In Connection With Early Morning Robbery

OSWEGO, NY – At approximately 2:10 a.m. Thursday (Jan. 29), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a robbery that occurred on George Washington Boulevard in the town of Oswego.

The victim, a male in his mid 20s, reported that he was jumped by two men who beat him and then stole his phone and cash.

Initial investigation revealed suspects whose vehicle was stopped by responding NYSP unit.

After further investigation and interviews, two men were arrested and charged in the robbery.

Eddie Jones, 33, and Jonathan Ford, 26, both of Syracuse, were both charged with Robbery in the Second Degree, a Class C Felony.

Jones and Ford were arraigned before the Oswego Town Justice Court.

Jones was remanded to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

Ford was remanded to the Oswego County Jail with no bail set.

Ford and Jones are scheduled to return to court on Feb. 2.

The investigation is continuing.