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Pharmacy burglary suspect arrested after police chase


A Russellville man was arrested after police caught him in breaking into a pharmacy.

Investigators said 28-year-old Matthew Justin Oneal faces a list of charges including burglary, theft of property and possession of a controlled substance.

Around 6 a.m. Monday, Russellville police said they got a call about a break-in at the Hometown Pharmacy.

While patrol officers went to check on other pharmacies, one officer caught Oneal making a run for it from inside the Franklin Pharmacy on Mustang Drive.

Police arrested Oneal after a brief foot chase, recovering most of the drugs. Oneal is being held at the Russellville City Jail without bond.

Oneal was out on parole for burglary and theft.

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