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Attempted pharmacy robbery arrest

Published On: Nov 14 2012 04:16:38 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 14 2012 03:07:03 PM CST
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A man showed up for court in Washington County, Tennessee Tuesday and ended up going to jail on a new unrelated charge.

Johnson City Police arrested 26-year-old Dustin Smith in General Sessions Court. Officers say Smith tried to rob Gray Pharmacy on Monday afternoon. 

Police say Smith pulled up to the drive-through window and demanded medication in exchange for no one being hurt, but they say he then drove away.

Witnesses told police they were scared he had a weapon because he kept his hand hidden.

Smith is being charged with attempted robbery.