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Suspect Charged in Denton Armed Robbery

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Daryl Thomas Green Daryl Thomas Green

DENTON, Md.- Police say a trail of footprints in the snow helped officers locate a suspect who allegedly held up a Denton convenience store early Sunday.

Daryl Thomas Green, 21, of Denton, is charged with armed robbery, robbery, use of a firearm during a crime of violence, theft under $1,000, first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

Denton police said Green's arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred at around 3:40 a.m. Sunday, when officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the 7-Eleven on North 6th Street. 

According to police, the store clerk stated that a male suspect had entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded money. Police said the clerk complied and the suspect then ran out of the store with approximately $130 in small bills. While responding to the scene, officers checked the immediate area but did not observe anyone on foot.

Officers then checked the outside of the store where they said they located fresh footprints in the snow. Police said that when the officers followed the trail to an apartment at Village Circle and made contact with its occupants, which included Green. The occupants were told why the officers were there. 

Officers then secured the home and made application for a search and seizure warrant, which they said was granted. Police said that during the execution of the warrant, they seized evidence from Green's bedroom connected to the robbery. Police said the firearm believed to have been used in the holdup was recovered outside Green's bedroom window.

Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Green was ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail.  

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