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Augusta Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years for Pharmacy Robbery

November 13, 2013

Contact: Andrew McCormack
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that James P.
Rich, 29, of Augusta, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A.
Woodcock., Jr. to 37 months in prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, for
interference with commerce by robbery. Rich pled guilty to the charge on May 23, 2013.

According to court documents and proceedings, on November 28, 2012, Rich entered a
CVS pharmacy in Augusta, Maine wearing a hooded jacket, sunglasses and a ski mask. He
handed a note to the pharmacy technician demanding oxycodone and absconded with over 150
oxycodone pills.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Augusta
Police Department.



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