Augusta Woman Charged With Aiding Pharmacy Robbery
Contact: James McCarthy
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that
Stephanie L. McCormick, 22, of Augusta, Maine was arrested yesterday and charged by
criminal complaint with aiding and abetting robbery of a CVS pharmacy located in Augusta.
The charges stem from a robbery that occurred on January 22, 2013. According to the
criminal complaint, McCormick helped plan the robbery and wrote part of a note that Anthony
Post handed to a pharmacy technician that read: "Quickly & Calmly put All oxycodone in bag If
not I have A gun & will start shooting No Scene!" As a result, Post was given several bottles
containing Oxycontin and he fled in a vehicle together with McCormick.
On January 24, 2013, Post was arrested in Augusta by detectives with the Augusta Police
Department ("APD") and turned over to special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation
("FBI") for prosecution. On January 31, 2013 McCormick was arrested in Augusta by the APD
and the FBI.
If convicted, McCormick faces 30 years imprisonment, a fine not to exceed $250,000
McCormick made an initial appearance in federal court on January 31, 2013 and was
ordered temporarily detained pending a detention hearing scheduled for February 6, 2013.
The investigation is being conducted by the FBI and the APD. U.S. Attorney Delahanty
praised the cooperation between the APD and the FBI. He further said that the FBI has agreed to
take an expanded role to assist in the investigation of pharmacy robberies in the State of Maine.
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unless proven guilty in a court of law.
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