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Posted on: December 15, 2018

Lafayette Police Arrest Pharmacy Burglary Suspect

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard            

  December 15th, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (765) 807-1223 

Lafayette Police Arrest Suspect During Pharmacy Burglary

On December 15th, 2018 at 5:20 am the Lafayette Police Department investigated a burglary at Walgreens, 1801 South St, Lafayette. When officers arrived they found that a vehicle had been driven into a door of the building. Officers quickly set up a perimeter around the business. The suspect, Casey L. Hollingsworth (31) was arrested when he attempted to leave the building while carrying a large quantity of prescription medications. 

Officers arrested Hollingsworth for the following charges:


Resisting Law Enforcement

Possession of a Controlled Substance 

Hollingsworth was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail. This investigation is ongoing. 

Sergeant Matt Gard

Community Outreach & Crime Prevention

The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.  

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