Police impersonator arrested after robbing multiple Houston pharmacies, deputies say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Wednesday after the suspect was accused of impersonating a police officer in order to rob multiple pharmacies across the county.

Travis Lee Wilson, 32, is charged with aggravated robbery.

Wilson used a police officer costume to access private areas of the pharmacy before demanding pain medication, investigators said.

The suspect's vehicle, a Ford Expedition, was reportedly found Wednesday in Alvin, Texas. HCSO deputies, with help from DPS troopers and the Texas Rangers, later arrested Wilson at his apartment without incident.

Inside the suspect's vehicle was a toy gun, a black shirt with "Police" on the back and a fake plastic badge, the sheriff's office said. Officers also discovered several patches of Fentanyl inside the man's apartment.

According to deputies, the patches were one of the items the suspect demanded during a robbery at the Walgreens on at 2103 FM 2920 on Wednesday.

During the Walgreens robbery, Wilson allegedly approached the pharmacy counter and asked an employee if he could speak privately with her. According to court documents, the suspect handed the woman a list of controlled substances and said she was being robbed once inside the immunization room.

The suspect threaten to kill the employee and then himself if she didn't give him Fentanyl and Oxycodone, deputies said.

According to the employee, the drugs were collectively valued at $735.

Wilson is also accused of robbing the Edgewood Pharmacy at 120 S. Friendswood Dr. on Sept. 28; a Kroger pharmacy at 12000 Hwy 6 on Nov. 21; a CVS Pharmacy at 10904 Scarsdale Blvd. on Nov. 27; and attempting rob the H-E-B pharmacy on FM2920 at Spring Cypress Road on Nov. 27.