Oxycodone pharmacy robbery



Court docs Robbery suspect twice threatened to 'blow up' pharmacy

11/24/2016
10:29 | Hannah Hoggarth
Oxycodone pharmacy robbery
Court docs Robbery suspect twice threatened to 'blow up' pharmacy

Week in connection to an August pharmacy robbery in Indianapolis. if his demands for Oxycodone weren't met, according to court records.

There’s a huge drug problem and money is to be made with that drug problem,” said Beech Grove Detective Captain Bob Mercuri. “I know why they are happening. I think it’s possible that based on looking at the BOLO (be on the lookout) reports that have been out there that (he) could be responsible for more than that.”. “We had developed this suspect’s information and passed that along to the IMPD robbery unit as well as the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force.

At least three past employees told I-Team 8 they either quit or were let go as a direct result of the robberies.

Mercuri said a combination of good police work, witness accounts and forensic evidence led police to Kimbrough.

Pharmacies on Alert for Robberies of Painkiller

4/17/2016
03:41 | Ethan Adamson
Oxycodone pharmacy robbery
Pharmacies on Alert for Robberies of Painkiller

Pharmacies and law enforcement agencies are on alert for thefts of the narcotic oxycodone hydrochloride, which, sold as OxyContin, is one of the best-selling.

OxyContin was approved in 1995 by the FDA as a moderate-to-severe painkiller. But abusers tend to crush the pills to snort it and shoot it like heroin. Because oxycodone is water soluble, crushed tablets can be dissolved in water and the solution injected.

The opiate acts on the same receptors as heroin and is prescribed for moderate to high pain relief. Percocet, Percodan, and Tylox are other trade name oxycodone products.

Armed robbers hold up Teaneck pharmacy and escape with

7/20/2016
06:11 | Hannah Hoggarth
Oxycodone pharmacy robbery
Armed robbers hold up Teaneck pharmacy and escape with

The brazen daylight robbery, said Sgt. John Garland of the township police Oxycodone, a controlled substance, is a habit-forming pain killer.

Three employees were on duty and one customer was in the store, Alvin’s Pharmacy at 115 Cedar Lane, when the two men walked in at 10:40 a.m., Garland said.

Carney said the men fled westbound on Cedar Lane on foot.

The gunman was about 5-foot-9 and 200 pounds and dressed in blue jeans, boots, a black leather jacket and a hooded sweatshirt, Garland said, and the other man was about 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and dressed in a hooded black jacket, a red shirt and camouflage-pattern pants. The robbers were described as being in their mid-to-late-20s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Teaneck Police at or the TriCommunity CrimeStoppers at.

Pharmacy Robbers Caught Using Oxycontin GPS Tracking Devices

5/18/2016
04:31 | Olivia Holiday
Oxycodone pharmacy robbery
Pharmacy Robbers Caught Using Oxycontin GPS Tracking Devices

Four men were caught using Oxycontin when they robbed a pharmacy. Learn how they were caught here at Balboa Horizons. Read now!.

When an opiate has reached a level of physical dependence, stopping the use creates painful withdrawal symptoms that also lead users, who attempt to quit, right back to their opiate of choice.

If you know someone who is abusing an opiate, your actions can help save his or her life. By contacting the treatment team at Balboa Horizons, you are taking a step in the right direction. You can find out more information and learn the best way to approach your loved one. 877.309.4593.

Perpetuating the Spread of Opiate Addiction Doctors and other medical professionals prescribe and recommend various medications based on the assessment of need for each patient they see.

Saco man sentenced to over 4 years in prison for pharmacy robbery

12/25/2016
11:39 | Joshua Addington
Oxycodone pharmacy robbery
Saco man sentenced to over 4 years in prison for pharmacy robbery

William C. Day, 40, vaulted over a pharmacy counter and took oxycodone and Percocet last August.

This guy is the blood brother of all those good white Maine folk who continually reference D-money and Shifty. Actually, they’re all related, and in a very shallow gene pool.

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