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Third suspect arrested in Pasco pharmacy hold up

LAND O'LAKES — A third suspect in a pharmacy robbery was arrested on Thanksgiving, authorities said.

Mark Anthony Roush, a 28-year-old with a tattoo of the state of Florida underneath his right eye, was arrested 11:30 a.m. Thursday at his house on Mangrove Drive in Wesley Chapel.

He was the last suspect still at large from a Nov. 15 armed robbery of Maxicom Pharmacy on Collier Parkway, where three masked men flashed a knife and a gun and threatened to kill a pharmacy employee if he didn't fetch them prescription pills from a safe.

Before hitting the pharmacy, the criminals barged into Cameo Salon and Spa, an upscale salon next door to the pharmacy, shouting for everyone to get on the ground.

"Oh, s---," one robber said. "We're in the wrong place!"

The three bumped into each other on their way out, then held up the pharmacy. Two of the bandits were arrested that day: Joseph Crain, 40, and Ronney Joe Dixon, 24, who has a history of theft arrests.

Crain, Dixon and Roush are charged with armed robbery and remain in the Pasco County jail.

Third suspect arrested in Pasco pharmacy hold up 11/26/10 [Last modified: Friday, November 26, 2010 4:20pm]
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