Three charged with Kingsport CVS pharmacy robberies

Three charged with Kingsport CVS pharmacy robberies (Image 1)

Three suspects were arrested after two robberies at the same area pharmacy within 48 hours.

Kingsport Police responded to CVS pharmacy on Memorial Boulevard around 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

Witnesses said Rebecca Smith warned pharmacy employees she had a gun and demanded prescription drugs. Later that evening officers tracked her down and said they found some of the stolen medication with her.

Smith was charged with aggravated robbery.

Kingsport Police said the suspects involved in a robbery at the same pharmacy Monday morning, using a sledge hammer to knock a hole in the wall.

Investigators tracked down the getaway car during a traffic stop and found Jeremy Basham and Rachel Deel.

Basham and Deel were both charged with burglary and theft.

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