Wellington Police Press Release
On Tuesday at approximately 5:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to National 9 in Wellington, Utah on a robbery, with the use of a weapon.
Upon arrival, the suspect had fled. Officers from Wellington, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, Price City PD and Helper PD assisted on the investigation. During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Russell Nicholson was a person of interest. At approximately 6:40 a.m., officers made contact with Russell Nicholson at his residence. Wellington Police Department Captain Chad Feichko transported Russell Nicholson to the Wellington Police Department, assisted by Carbon County Detective Hendricks.
Russell Nicholson was placed under arrest for aggravated robbery and booked into the Carbon County Jail. Officers were able to locate the weapon used and take custody of that weapon.