Chickasha man arrested for drugs after pharmacy robbery

James Owens

CHICKASHA, Okla. – A tip led authorities to a man who was wanted for questioning in the james ownes pharmacyrobbery of a Chickasha Pharmacy.

Authorities were called to the Grand Care Pharmacy after workers reported that a man walked in and robbed the store on Friday.

Police released surveillance pictures from the crime, asking residents to identify the man involved.

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A witness spoke to officers, saying the man from the video was in the front yard yelling and talking to someone who was not there.

They quickly found 32-year-old James Owens and arrested him for possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia after officers found methamphetamines and syringes.james owens pharmacy 1

During a search of Owens’ home, authorities also found clothing similar to the items worn during the robbery.

Officials with the Chickasha Police Department say the investigation into the robbery is still ongoing.

If you have any information on the crime, call police at (405) 222-6050.