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Fredericktown man charged wtih robbing a pharmacy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Ohio

A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment charging Donald Boozer, 37, of Fredericktown, with a pharmacy robbery, said Carole S. Rendon, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

The indictment alleges that on or about August 24, 2014, Boozer took a controlled substance from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Uhrichsville, Ohio.

If convicted, the defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after review of factors unique to this case, including the defendant’s prior criminal record, if any, the defendant’s role in the offense and the characteristics of the violations.  In all cases, the sentence will not exceed the statutory maximum and, in most cases, it will be less than the maximum.

The investigation preceding the indictment was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Uhrichsville Police Department. The matter is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David M. Toepfer.

An indictment is only a charge and is not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Updated May 18, 2016