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3 Men Accused of Robbing 24 Area Convenience Stores

The trio allegedly held up Royal Farms, 7-Eleven and High's stores in the city and the county.

(UPDATED, 1:14 p.m.)—Three men have been arrested and charged with robbing 24 convenience stores in both Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

The men were arrested following a high-speed pursuit into Baltimore County after robbing two convenience stores in North Baltimore. They were taken into custody in a parking garage at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson.

"There is no doubt that these three men would have continued victimizing businesses and store employees if our robbery detectives in the County and the City had not used solid police work to put the pieces together, and then relentlessly pursued this case," Baltimore County Police Chief Jim Johnson said in the news release.

Omar Hance, a 31-year-old resident of Better Waverly, and Darrell Blackwell, a 26-year-old Columbia resident, face 11 counts including armed robbery and first degree assault. Willie Vinson, a 24-year-old Cherry Hill resident, faces 12 counts including armed robbery and first-degree assault.

The men are currently being held in the Baltimore City Detention Center.

According to Baltimore County police, the men robbed the Royal Farms, 7-Eleven and High’s stores between Dec. 23 2012 and Feb.7, 2013.  

Here are the store the men allegedly robbed:

  • December 23, 2012, 8:10 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 6100 Holabird Ave.
  • January 1, 2013, 7:33 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 6435 Pulaski Highway
  • January 1, 2013, 8:28 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 3701 Fleet St.
  • January 6, 2013, 6:07 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 3360 Annapolis Road
  • January 10, 2013, 8:15 p.m., 7-Eleven, 7410 Windsor Mill Road
  • January 10, 2013, 9:40 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 211 West 29th St.
  • January 13, 2013, 9:15 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 4918 Harford Road
  • January 13, 2013, 9:20 p.m., 7-Eleven, 5232 Harford Road
  • January 13, 2013, 9:48 p.m., 7-Eleven, 206 W. Coldspring Lane
  • January 15, 2013, 1:45 a.m., 7-Eleven, 4700 Erdman Avenue
  • January 15, 2013, 2:01 a.m., 7-Eleven, 5401 Radecke Avenue
  • January 15, 2013, 2:04 a.m., 7-Eleven, 6401 Golden Ring Road
  • January 15, 2013, 10:15 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 2501 Liberty Heights Ave.
  • January 15, 2013, 10:49 p.m., 7-Eleven, 2704 Washington Blvd.
  • January 20, 2013, 9:10 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 6067 Falls Road
  • January 20, 2013, 9:35 p.m., 7-Eleven, 5455 Reisterstown Road
  • January 26, 2013, 7:31 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 4045 Wilkens Ave.
  • January 26, 2013, 7:49 p.m., Royal Farm Store, 4384 Hollins Ferry Road,
  • January 30, 2013, 1:05 a.m., 7-Eleven, 8601 Liberty Road,
  • January 31, 2013, 8:23 p.m., 4315 Annapolis Road
  • February 1, 2013, 11:37 a.m., 7-Eleven, 8601 Liberty Road
  • February 5, 2013, 8:38 a.m., High’s, 8710 Liberty Road
  • February 7, 2013, 10:56 p.m., 7-Eleven, 630 West 33rd St.
  • February 7, 2013, 11:01 p.m., Royal Farms Store, 1119 West 41st St.
satch February 18, 2013 at 12:37 AM
baltimore matt the cops in b-more bring that that crap on themselves sometimes by being lazy or racists .my ex- wife got her car repossessed she told them i stole it these sorry m effers came on the ramp at bwi where i was working as a aircraft mechanic for TWA and arrested me in front of my co-workers.BPD already had the repossession on file.female cop told redneck desk Sgt. the car was repossessed that lazy racist m effer kept me locked up the whole weekend.
Tim February 18, 2013 at 06:15 PM
plenty of crooks in that party, too.
Tim February 18, 2013 at 06:20 PM
Keep it classy. Nice racism, like this guy http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505263_162-57569846/exec-loses-job-after-allegedly-slapping-toddler-on-plane/
Colin February 19, 2013 at 01:55 AM
That was wrong because the baby is just black. He hasn't done anything that would earn him that label. Robbing at gunpoint is something that niggers do. That term means that they are ignorant blights on society with no redeeming value. If you want to call it racism, that's up to you. I call it being sick and tired of the way these pieces of human waste are allowed to cause problems and prey on decent and productive members of society because they feel entitled to whatever they want. The sooner this state allows citizens to carry concealed weapons, the sooner scumbags like this will be forced to think twice about robbing someone. Nothing stops lazy worthless street trash from crime like shooting a few of them in the act. The more they kill each other, the better.
Loomis February 19, 2013 at 08:22 AM
this is pretty sick...i feel like I am living in a third world country! These guys better be locked up for life...I hope that they dont get a plea deal with 10 months probation! now we know why people buy guns and blow these criminals away...What is really sad is that these scum put our lives in danger (if we run into them while they are robbing they might kill us!)-- and they get probation! I work at night from my home near lutherville elementary off of york rd and this guy on sat night was trying to kick down my basement window as i was typing! The cops told me that if they caught him they could not charge him for more than destruction of property! Next time i will wait till he comes in and teach him what the 2nd amendment means...people take justice into their own hands because of this crappy criminal justice system.

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