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Akron Police have arrested a couple who allegedly robbed a Walgreens pharmacy of prescription drugs.
Shortly before 10 Wednesday morning, the Walgreen’s Store, in the 800 block of Brittain Road, was robbed by a man acting as if he had a gun in his pocket. The suspect approached the pharmacy counter, and threatened the employees saying he had a gun and wanted prescription medications. The suspect fled with an unknown amount of Percocet and Ambien pills.
Officers tracked down the suspect and his get-a-way driver at a house in the 900 of Raymond Street. Officers arrested Levert P. Veal, 37, of Oak Park Drive and Taretha H. Legette, 37, of Raymond Street. Veal was charged with aggravated robbery and weapons under disability. Legette was charged with complicity to commit aggravated robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. They were booked into the Summit County Jail.
Officers recovered a .38 revolver, a crack pipe and the stolen medications.
Akron Police have nabbed two men charging them with seperate robberies at two local gas stations.
Joshua Bieri, 25 of Mogadore and Eric Eiland, 51 of Akron are both charged with aggravated robbery and are now in the Summit County Jail.
Eiland faces charges for allegedly robbing the Circle K station in the 400 block of West Market Street. He was arrested Tuesday afternoon at an Oakdale Avenue address.
Bieri was also arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with the February 25th robbery of the Circle K in the 1800 block of Triplett Boulevard.
A third suspect, 26-year old Chad Peterson of Akron is also charged in the Triplett Boulevard robbery.
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