Two arrested in armed robberies of rent payers in Cockeysville

Victims had been waiting in line to pay rent

April 27, 2011|By The Baltimore Sun

Two men have been arrested and charged with robbing nine people who were waiting in line to pay rent at a Cockeysville apartment complex. A third suspect died prior to being charged, according to statement from Baltimore County police.

The suspects were identified as Dacron Hobbs, 34, of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Ave. in Baltimore, and Dwaun Thomas, 31, of the 1000 block of Herndon Court, also in Baltimore. Both have been charged with multiple counts of armed robbery and are being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Police said the victims were lined up outside a rental office at the apartment complex on Hogarth Circle on Dec. 27 when three men, one armed with a handgun, demanded money.

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