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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

Friday, March 18, 2016

Saco Man Sentenced to Over Four Years for Pharmacy Robbery

Contact: Jonathan R. Chapman
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257
Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that William C. Day, 40, of Saco, Maine was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge Nancy Torresen to 51 months in prison and three years of supervised release for pharmacy robbery.  Day pleaded guilty to the charge on November 20, 2015. 

According to court documents, on August 10, 2015, Day entered the Community Pharmacy on Main Street in Saco, vaulted the counter at the back of the store and demanded that employees give him narcotic drugs.  Officers of the Saco Police Department responding to a silent alarm spotted Day running away from the pharmacy with the drugs and chased him to a location near School Street.  There, the officers arrested Day and recovered most of the stolen drugs.

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

Prescription Drugs
Violent Crime
Updated March 21, 2016