TMZ.com reports that Travis “Tyson” Tomko, 38, was arrested in Florida on Monday after law enforcement discovered the former WWE star injecting himself with stolen pain medicine while hiding inside the bathroom of a Chili’s restaurant.
He is accused of robbing a CVS Pharmacy of 210 tablets of Oxycodone on Monday. A pharmacist claims Tomko threatened to attack him unless he was supplied with “several bottles” of Oxycodone.
The pharmacist complied and Tomko left with 210 tablets of the powerful painkiller. Tomko, however, claimed he did not threaten the pharmacist
According to the police report obtained by TMZ, Tomko went to a nearby Chili’s restaurant, where he allegedly injected 178 “crushed up and melted down” pills into his system while spending 30 to 40 minutes in a restroom.
After police were informed of his whereabouts, Tomko was arrested and taken into custody on a robbery charge. He allegedly told police that he has a “severe drug problem.” One officer says Tomko had “needle marks and blood running down his arm.” He also flushed “something” down the toilet.
Tomko was taken to a nearby hospital and subequently transported to a nearby jail, where he was booked for robbery. He’s currently behind bars in St. Johns County Jail — bond was set at $7,500.