Original release (October 9, 2015 8:15 a.m.):
Quick action by Parkville Precinct officers lead to the capture of a robbery suspect early Wednesday morning.
Around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning the suspect, walked into a Royal Farms Store in the 8200 block of Harford Road 21234. He picked up a bottle of Tylenol cold medicine and put it on the counter. As one employee walked to the register to help the suspect with the purchase, the suspect went over to another employee, pointed a gun at him, and took him to the register area. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the registers before fleeing the store.
Officers were able to get a description of the suspect and a K-9 unit tracked his path of escape. The suspect was later seen getting into the rear of a silver Lexus. The vehicle was stopped and all three occupants were detained. The driver told police that he was an Uber driver and had just picked up the two other passengers. It was determined that the driver and the second passenger in the vehicle had nothing to do with the robbery so they were released.
Officers took the suspect into custody within a half an hour of the call being dispatched.
The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Dashawn Terrell Cochran. Cochran has been charged with Armed Robbery and related charges. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $500,000 bail.
Booking Photograph of Dashawn Terrell Cochran