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Crime Briefs: Reward offered for pharmacy takeover robbery suspect
Dollar General burglar on the loose
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The City of Conyers and Crime Stoppers are increasing the reward up to $7,000 for any information that leads to the indictment of the armed robbery suspects who struck Omnicare medical facility in a hostile takeover-style robbery earlier this year.

In the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 20 two suspects armed with a handgun entered the business and tied two employees up with duct tape at gun point. One of the suspects then forced a third employee into a rear room where they collected a large amount of prescription drugs. This suspect then bound the third employee with duct tape and fled the scene in one of the victim's vehicles. The vehicle was recovered a short time later by DeKalb Police Department off of Turner Hill Road.

Police Chief Gene Wilson pushed for the increased reward commitment by the City of Conyers to supplement Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta's existing reward. "We hope that offering this reward will encourage folks with any information to come forward and get these dangerous criminals and prescription drugs off the streets," Chief Wilson said.

Tipsters can choose to remain anonymous. Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or text CSA + your tip to CRIMES (274637). You can also go online to

Dollar General burglar

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office investigators are on the hunt for a burglar who broke into a Dollar General and made off with cigarettes.

On Saturday, March 8, around 3:37 a.m., the suspect broke the glass front of the Dollar General story on Ga. Hwy 138 with a rock. The suspect then used a metal baton to break the glass cabinets containing cigarettes, put multiple Newport cigarette cartons into a duffle bag, and fled the store on foot.

The suspect was described as a black male or female dressed in a blue hooded sweatshirt underneath a black jacket, dark jeans, black and white shoes, and covering their face with a surgical mask and wearing latex gloves.

Anyone with information on this suspect or incident is asked to contact RCSO Lt. Mike Dougherty at 770-278-8152 or