Armed Robbery Suspect Captured
(Harford County, MD – November 4, 2008) – Harford County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested David Patrick Jones, 24, of the 600 block of Boxelder Drive, Edgewood, MD in connection with two armed robberies.
On Wednesday September 17, 2008 at approximately 11:00 am, deputies responded to the Pharmacare Discount Pharmacy in the 2200 block of Emmorton Road, Abingdon, MD in reference to a reported armed robbery. Stolen during the robbery was over $12,000.00 worth of prescription narcotics. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a women’s stocking over his head, gray short sleeve shirt, khaki shorts, white tennis shoes, and white gloves.
On Saturday October 25, 2008 at approximately 12:40 pm, deputies responded to the Fallston Pharmacy in the 2100 block of Bel Air, Road, Fallston, MD for a reported robbery. Stolen during the robbery was over $10,000.00 worth of prescription narcotics. The suspect was described as a white male wearing a women’s transparent stocking over his head, a white hooded sweatshirt, white jogging pants, and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.
An anonymous tip indicated that David Patrick Jones was involved in the above robberies. Detectives located witnesses and evidence leading back to Jones. Jones has been charged with two counts each of Armed Robbery, Robbery, Using a Handgun in the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Theft over $500.00 and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance.
A warrant was issued on October 31, 2008 for Jones' arrest in connection with the robberies. He was arrested shortly after midnight on November 1, 2008 without incident and transported to the Harford County Detention Center for processing. As a result of a bond review hearing held on Monday November 3, 2008, he is being held in lieu of $750,000.00 for each robbery.