Police arrest 1, search for suspect in overnight robbery

Dad arrested for taking infant son to drug deal (Image 1)
Dad arrested for taking infant son to drug deal (Image 1)

COLUMBIA, Tenn. – The Columbia Police Department has identified one of the suspects involved in an overnight robbery.

Police arrested Davario Cooper, 19, for his involvement in a robbery that occurred on Mapleash Avenue around 11:25 p.m. on Thursday.

Joe Conger Jr., 51, was approached by Cooper and another male. One of the suspects displayed a gun and demanded money from Conger, while the other searched his pockets.

Police said that Cooper has a criminal history with the Columbia Police Department and is currently out on a $10,000 bond from a previous robbery.

Police are continuing their investigation and are working on identifying the second male suspect.

Anyone with information on the robbery is urged to call the Columbia Police Department at 931-380-2721 or Crime Stoppers at 931-381-4900.

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