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2 arrested in burglary attempt at Walgreens

Dec. 28, 2012 at 6:28 a.m.
Updated Dec. 29, 2012 at 6:29 a.m.

Lemarvin Edmonson

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Two Houston residents were arrested after attempting to break into the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Navarro Street.

Antonio Terrell Thomas, 31, and Lemarvin Edmonson, 29, were charged with burglary of a building and evading arrest or detention.

According to a report, they attempted to enter the building by shattering the drive-thru window with a sledgehammer, causing $3,500 worth of damage.

The business was closed, but a witness reported the crime to police, said Sgt. Eline Moya, of the Victoria Police Department.

Officers from the Victoria Police Department and Victoria County Sheriff Office deputies chased the men into a nearby field after they fled the scene.



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