JONESBORO (KAIT) Two suspects from a series of pharmacy burglaries prompted a high speed police chase early Monday morning from Jonesboro to Memphis.
The criminals escaped but new information and pictures may put these thieves behind bars.
Det. Mike Branscum, "Back on June 21st at the Super D at 1000 E. Matthews. The suspects were driving a white Cadillac and backed up to the front of the building broke the window and went in and got some drugs, by the time the police arrived they were gone."
Around the same time robberies occurred in Kennett, Missouri and Paragould apparently by the same subjects.
From information he received earlier detective Branscum and other officers were staked out at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy off Parker Road. Around 1 Thirty Monday morning officer Ron Marsh observed a white Cadillac backed up to the building with two occupants inside.
Branscum, "The subjects had not gotten out of the vehicle he observed what appeared to be two black males in the front seat. He shined his spotlight on them at that point they took off. The pursuit began they got on the by-pass and we wound up chasing them all the way to the Memphis bridge."