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Deputies arrest 2 men in Whitmire pharmacy robbery

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Surveillance video of the suspects entering (Courtesy: Newberry Co. Sheriff's Office) Surveillance video of the suspects entering (Courtesy: Newberry Co. Sheriff's Office)
Trammell (left) and Wilson (Courtesy: NCSO) Trammell (left) and Wilson (Courtesy: NCSO)
WHITMIRE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that two men were arrested in connection with the burglary at Roche Pharmacy in Whitmire.

Deputies said two masked suspects broke into a pharmacy around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday and stole drugs and other items.

Deputies said the two suspects, both makes, forced open the front door to the business.

Once inside, the men stole prescription medication and other items from inside the store.

On Wednesday, deputies in Kershaw County attempted to stop the vehicle the suspects were in for unrelated traffic violations. Newberry County deputies said the suspects led Kershaw deputies on a chase and began throwing pills from the car.

The two men were eventually arrested and deputies said they  had more than 450 prescription pills and in excess of $5,000 in cash  on them at the time of their arrest.

The suspects were identified as Neil Corey Trammell, 28, of Union and Trevor Dee Wilson, 21, of Sharon, SC.

Sheriff Lee Foster says that more arrests are expected.

“This was an important investigation in many ways,” Foster said in a news release. “This is a family run pharmacy that meets an important need for the Whitmire community with a long history of giving back to that community. But, it was also important because this was an incredibly large amount of drugs that could have a devastating effect if they were not located and removed from the streets.” 

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