Police: Alleged serial robber in OKC behind bars


Richard Darrington, Photo courtesy of Oklahoma County Jail

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OKLAHOMA CITY –  Oklahoma City Police say they’ve caught the man who is responsible for a series of armed robberies across the metro.

Police say Richard Dawon Darrington, 27, hit three stores in July, including a Circle K, Valero and a Q Mart.

Police say the thief pulled out a handgun and robbed three different clerks.

In August, police say Darrington struck at a discount cigarette shop near Santa Fe and 59th.

Darrington was wanted on three outstanding felony warrants involving robbery with a firearm.

Officers drove by his house this week and found him at home.

He was arrested on the spot and is facing charges.

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