FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

N.Y. Pharmacy Gunman Wanted Painkillers

June 21, 2011  | 

Four people killed during a pharmacy store robbery in suburban New York City, including a teenager due to graduate high school this week, were shot at very close range by a dangerous suspect intent on stealing painkillers.

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer also warned physicians and the owners of small drugstores in the area to be vigilant about anyone "expressing an urgent need for prescription painkillers."

The shootings happened at about 10:20 a.m. inside Haven Drugs in Medford, a family-owned pharmacy.

Source: Times Union

Be the first to comment on this story

POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

LAPD to Make Body Camera, Patrol Car Videos Public
The Los Angeles Police Department's years-long practice of keeping video from body cameras...
Austin Police Handling Hundreds of Suspicious Package Calls Per Day
The frenzy of activity comes after a fifth bomb exploded shortly after midnight at a FedEx...
Video: Minneapolis Officer Faces Murder Charge in Justine Damond Shooting
According to the criminal complaint, moments before the shooting, Harrity heard a voice...

Police Magazine