Police in Murfreesboro arrested a Woodbury man on Oct. 4 for allegedly robbing a local drug store.
The suspect, Timothy Dan Meeks, 317 Dillion St. in Woodbury, was arrested after police found him passed out in a yard.
Meeks is accused of robbing the Walgreens Pharmacy on West Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
According to the arrest report, Meeks passed out in a yard just down the street from the pharmacy. The 30-year old man was charged with aggravated robbery and booked into the Rutherford County Jail.
Meeks will make his first court appearance on November the 14.
Murfreesboro Police Detective Ed Gorham watched the store video of the robbery that occurred in the early morning hours, according to his report. Around 9:40 a.m., he was called to 215 E. Northfield Blvd. in reference to a person passed out in the yard there.
Meeks was transported to Middle Tennessee Medical Center's emergency room after being charged and remained there until Oct. 8 while receiving unspecified treatment.
Meeks, who previously lived in Murfreesboro, was charged with driving on a revoked license, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a Schedule IV drug on Feb. 13 of this year by Woodbury Patrolman Patrick Fann.
Meeks pled guilty to possession of Schedule IV drugs on March 29. He was given a suspended sentence of 11 months, 29 days and placed on probation for an equal amount of time. He was also fined $750. Meeks also pled guilty to charges of driving on a suspended license and driving on a revoked license. On the DOSL charge he was given a 6-month suspended sentence, placed on probation for an equal amount of time, fined $50 and ordered to pay court costs. On the DORL charge he was given a 6-month partially suspended sentence, order to serve 48 hours in the county jail, pay a $50 and court costs. He also lost his license for one year. Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, expired tag and failure to show proof of insurance were dismissed.
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October 16, 2011 at 7:37pm
Yes lets just put all of them on probation, no matter what they do, so they can do it again. Lets not teach them a lesson, just give them $200.00 and let them pass GO