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Gardendale Man Indicted for Mount Olive Pharmacy Robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2011

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Gardendale man for the October 2010 robbery of a Mount Olive pharmacy, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Maley.

The indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges ROBERT BLAIR VICK, 28, with robbing The Pharmacy on Mount Olive Road of pharmaceutical drugs on March 30, 2010, and with using a firearm during the robbery.

The robbery charge carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence. The firearm charge carries a minimum mandatory seven-year sentence if the gun was brandished and a mandatory 10-year sentence if the gun was discharged.

The FBI investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney L. James Weil Jr. is prosecuting the case.

Members of the public are reminded that an indictment contains only charges. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.


 

 

 

 

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