Police Charge Montgomery Village Resident with Multiple Robberies
Montgomery County Police have arrested Ricardo Oneil Brooks, age 27, of Pier Point Place in Montgomery Village, for the armed robberies of numerous 7-11 and CVS stores.
According to police, Brooks is charged with the following robberies in Montgomery County:
August 1, 2014 7-11 at 8035 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg
August 8, 2014 7-11 15339 New Hampshire Avenue in Cloverly
August 21, 2014 7-11 at 9900 Key West Ave in Rockville
August 27, 2014 7-11 at 7305 MacArthur Boulevard in Bethesda
August 28, 2014 CVS at 7955 Tuckerman Lane in Rockville
September 4, 2014 CVS at 9920 Key West Ave in Rockville
September 8, 2014 7-11 at 6850 Olney Laystonsville Road in Laytonsville
Police said that during these robberies, the suspect would enter the store when there were few to no customers, approach an employee and display a handgun. According to police, Brooks would demand money, taking bills and coins, and sometimes cigarettes.
According to a Montgomery County police account, Brooks was arrested by Howard County Police on September 12 after officers responded to the CVS located at 3300 Centennial Lane in Ellicott City for an armed robbery. A search warrant was then executed and evidence recovered connecting Brooks to the robberies in Montgomery County and Howard County. Police said Brooks is also a suspect in two Carroll County cases and one Frederick County case. Brooks is currently being held in Howard County.