Two suspects wanted for the Omnicare Pharmacy armed robbery were arrested after officers and agents found $250,000 of prescription drugs in a joint Georgia Bureau of Investigations and Conyers Police Department investigation.
On Friday, April 4, the Conyers Police Department and the GBI's West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Major Theft Unit served a search warrant at 1230 Hogan Ridge Drive in Grayson after a two and a half month investigation of the January 20 armed robbery of Omnicare Pharmacy in Conyers.
During the search, more than 6,000 suspected prescription pills - about $250,000 worth - were recovered from the Hogan Ridge Drive residence, including Morphine, Oxymorphone, Ritalin, and Opana.The pills were consistent with those taken during the armed robbery of Omnicare Pharmacy. Three handguns were also seized during the search.
Donovan Xavier Ferguson, 25, was arrested without incident during the search warrant. Ferguson has been charged with Armed Robbery and is being held in the Rockdale County Jail.
Norris Bernard-Marquis Turner, 26, was arrested without incident during a traffic stop April 4 on Ronald Reagan Parkway in Gwinnett County. Turner has been charged with one count of Controlled Substances with Intent to Distribute and is being held in the Gwinnett County Jail.
Both men reside at 1230 Hogan Ridge Drive, Grayson. Additional charges may be pending.
In the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 20 two suspects armed with a handgun entered the Ominicare Pharmacy 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.