Police: Suspect in downtown Dayton CVS burglary fakes seizure after arrest

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Police are investigating a burglary at the CVS on North Ludlow Street across from Dayton City Hall. On Friday, May 18, 2018.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 6 p.m. (May 19): A 52-year-old man is spending his birthday behind bars today after he was arrested Friday night in connection to a burglary at the downtown CVS.

Police were dispatched around 7:45 p.m. to an alarm call at the store, 32 N. Ludlow St., where they found a window smashed, according to a Dayton police report.

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The alarm company reported that a man with a plaid shirt and black pants was walking down a cosmetics aisle covering his face.

An officer who responded to the area spotted a man matching this description — identified as Lewis P. Pullon — who was carrying multiple plastic CVS bags containing electronics, the report stated.

Lewis P. Pullon
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Lewis P. Pullon

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Credit: MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL

Pullon then began to have a fake seizure and complained about stomach pain. As a precaution, he was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. At the hospital, he threw gauze with his blood on it at an officer and admitted to a doctor that he faked his seizure, according to police.

However, staff pulled a shard of glass from a scratch on his back, which police said this matches the glass from CVS. The shard was taken as evidence along with Pullon’s clothing.

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Pullon was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of assault on a police officer, breaking and entering and obstructing official business, online jail records show. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Dayton Municipal Court.

FIRST REPORT

Police are investigating a burglary at the CVS, 32 N. Ludlow St., across from City Hall.

Dayton police have an evidence crew on scene at 8:30 p.m.

An officer tells us police have found broken glass inside the building where the store is located. The building also houses a Huntington ATM. The CVS closed at 6 p.m.

Stereo speakers, some bottles of vodka and various general merchandise have been taken, police said.

We will update this story as warranted.

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