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5 Texans jailed following Walgreens burglary, police pursuit

Five Houston residents were arrested after the Maumelle Walgreens was burglarized early Wednesday. (KATV Photo)

Five Texans were taken into police custody after starting an officer pursuit when Maumelle police responded to a burglary call.

Maumelle officers were dispatched at about 4 a.m. to a burglary alarm call at Walgreens, where police found the front door was damaged and a silver Nissan Rogue with Texas plates was the only vehicle in the parking lot.

As the officers pulled into the parking lot, the Nissan, carrying five suspects, sped away and a police pursuit began.

A short distance away from Walgreens, one suspect exited the vehicle, fleeing on foot as the remaining suspects sped off again. Another suspect got out of the vehicle near the intersection of Ouachita Drive and Millwood Circle.

At that time, police were able to arrest the remaining three suspects who were in the vehicle.

Officers canvassed the area and arrested the suspects who fled took off on foot by 7:20 a.m., finding one of them near Highway 365 and the other near Odom Boulevard.

The suspects were identified as 31-year-old Tyrone Trammer, 29-year-old Saleta Winn, 19-year-old Malik Johnson, 20-year-old Deanthony Roquemore and 30-year-old Ebony Kiffa, all of Houston, Texas.

Police say they were each arrested for commercial burglary, possession of prescription drugs with intent to deliver, theft of property, fleeing and other misdemeanors.


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