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Tyler PD arrest suspect in weekend robberies

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Tyler Police Department:

TYLER (KYTX) - On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:35 a.m., Tyler Police arrested Russell Lane Thompson, W/M, 01/30/1978, of Tyler in connection to the Aggravated Robbery that occurred at Walgreens on Saturday, September 15, 2012.   Lane was arrested at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital where he was a patient and released to police after medical treatment. 

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 Lane was stopped around 8:00 a.m. by Tyler Police Department and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.  Lane Bonded out of Smith County Jail later that day. 

Around 5:00 p.m. that day an Aggravated Robbery occurred at Brookshire's Pharmacy on Hwy. 155 South near Lake Palestine that is being investigated by the Smith County Sheriff's Department. Lane is a suspect in that case. 

At 7:00 p.m. Lane walked into Walgreens located at S. Broadway and Rieck Rd. and held up the Pharmacy at gun point taking numerous pills. Police searched the area and failed to locate him. 

At 8:20 p.m. the Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol stopped Lane in Jacksonville, Texas for Driving While Intoxicated.  During the course of the arrest the Trooper located evidence in Lane's vehicle that was connected to the Robbery at Walgreens in Tyler. 

After Lane was taken into custody he became unconscious due to a drug overdose.  Lane was flown to Trinity Mother Frances Hospital by helicopter from Jacksonville and was admitted into the ICU. 

Tyler Investigators secured an arrest warrant on Lane for Aggravated Robbery and served it when he was released from the Hospital this morning.  Lane is currently in the Smith County Jail with a bond set at $400,000 by Judge Kennedy. 

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