Tulsa Police: Suspect In Five Pharmacy Robberies Arrested

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 7:32 am
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Police have arrested two suspects in connection with the robbery of a south Tulsa pharmacy Wednesday morning.

Police said a gunman walked into the CVS Pharmacy at 71st and Yale about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and demanded pain medication.

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Police served two search warrants and arrested Erick Sanchez, 23, and Billy Tobey, 22.

Tobey is being held on one complaint of robbery with a firearm, possession of controlled drugs with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of marijuana. He is being held on $65,250 bond.

Sanchez was booked into the Tulsa jail on one complaint of robbery with a firearm, one complaint of robbery of a pharmacy, possession of firearm in commission of a felony, trafficking controlled drugs, and tax stamp.  He also has a hold for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  He is being held without bond. 

Police said Sanchez is a suspect in five separate pharmacy robberies.  Police also served a search warrant on Sanchez's Blue Trail Blazer.