Trial Of Frederick Man Charged With Fatal Shooting Inside Fast Food Restaurant Continues

The trial resumes Thurs. morning.

Photo Credit: Ryan Hedrick WFMD

Frederick, Md (KM) It was the third day of trial for Darin Robey of Frederick. The 21-year-old is charged with 1st-degree murder, the use of a firearm in a crime of valiance and possession of firearm by a minor. These offenses are for the shooting death of Jaion Penamon, 20, inside the Burger King restaurant on December 26th, 2021.

A district manager for the fast food chain, Edwin Torres, testified that he was unable to pull video from the restaurant’s camera, and ended up giving the hard drive to police.

First Detective Nicholas Rippeon  with the Frederick Police Department said to  the jury that on the night of December 26th, he responded to the Burger King at around 9:00 PM. He said he saw the Uber car that Robey had taken from Recabo’s residence. The Uber drier was pulled over, and Detective Rippeon started talking with the driver. He saw Robey walking in the area, and took him into custody.

The trial resumes on Thursday at 9:00 AM at the Frederick County Court House. Judge Scott Rolle will be presiding.

WFMD’s Ryan Hedrick contributed to this report.

By Kevin McManus