SIDNEY — A thief stole $1,000 worth of drugs from the CVS Pharmacy, here, Monday, Nov. 26, but was apprehended and jailed shortly after the robbery.
According to a report by the Sidney Police Department, Sidney dispatch received a 911 call at 1:09 p.m. that the CVS Pharmacy at 324 Fourth Ave. was being robbed. The caller was a CVS employee. A description of the robber was provided, and as the suspect fled the store, he was located running north along Fourth Avenue. Officers flooded the area, and the suspect was apprehended when Patrol K9 Officer Jim Jennings released his dog on the fleeing suspect. K9 Kilo caught and stopped the suspect at 430 Fourth Ave.
Arrested and charged with one count of robbery and two counts of drug possession, all second-degree felonies, was Khavaughn Anquan Cochran, 21, of 211 N. Paul Laurence Dunbar St., Dayton.
During the robbery, Cochran reportedly passed a note to a CVS employee. The note indicated it was a robbery and that were there any uncalled moves, someone would get hurt. Cochran reportedly had his hand in his coat pocket, leading CVS employees to fear he may have a gun. The note included a list of narcotics that were to be emptied from the safe.
Taken during the robbery were Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, which were recovered along the path of flight of the suspect.