Car crashes after hemp dispensary holdup; 2 arrested

Chase begins after McCurtain County sheriff spots vehicle suspected of being used in the robbery

Car crashes after hemp dispensary holdup; 2 arrested
This car wrecked on the spillway bridge after a robbery at Smithville Hemp Dispensary, authorities report. [Source: McCurtain County, Okla., Sheriff's Office]

McCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KSLA) — There was an armed robbery at Smithville Hemp Dispensary.

Then McCurtain County Sheriff Kevin Clardy spotted a vehicle matching the description of the one used in the holdup, his office reported Friday.

Clardy and agents with Oklahoma State Parks intercepted the vehicle at the Hochatown entry on Highway 259A, says a Facebook post about the encounter.

The car fled then crashed out on the spillway bridge.

Both suspects were taken into custody, authorities report.

Their names have not yet been released.

But the Sheriff’s Office has shared photos of a backpack and some items recovered when the pair were apprehended.

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