Two Men Jailed In Separate Tulsa Walgreens Robberies


Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 10:54 am
By: News On 6


Tulsa police made two recent arrests for robberies of Walgreens Pharmacies. One man turned himself in while another was caught thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip, authorities say.

A 21-year-old Broken Arrow man turned himself in Monday morning for robbery. Patrick Michael Phillips brought a bag of stolen prescription bottles with him when he turned himself in at the Mingo Valley Division.

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Phillips was arrested for robbery by force or fear in the robbery of the Walgreens at 15th and Yale on Sunday.

He is being held on a $50,000 bond.

A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest of a man for another Walgreens robbery - this one at 6505 East 71st Street. Police say Joshua James Levan, 33, reportedly told an employee behind the pharmacy counter that he had a gun.

He demanded prescription pain pills. The Tulsa  man is being held on a $50,000 bond for robbery by force or fear.