Pierce County prosecutors this week charged two men with robbery and kidnapping for allegedly holding up a Parkland jewelry store earlier this year.
Not guilty pleas were entered Wednesday on behalf of Michael Allen Kope, 28, and Jacob Andrew Swier, 21. Kope was ordered jailed in lieu of $200,000 bail, Swier in lieu of $100,000 bail.
According to charging documents, Kope and Swier donned Army fatigues and entered Cascade Custom Jewelers, 10122 Pacific Ave. S., on March 5.
Kope, who also wore a mask, allegedly pulled out a handgun and told two employees he would “drop both of you” if they …