Pharmacy robberies on rise as addicts turn to guns
The latest holdup in Bingham, Maine was one of the most brazen yet in the state
By John Richardson
BINGHAM, Maine — Two armed robberies were enough for Chester Hibbard.
In the summer of 2010, a man wearing a hood and ski goggles entered E.W. Moore & Sons, Hibbard's community pharmacy on Main Street in Bingham. He thrust a knife across the counter at Hibbard and two employees and demanded OxyContin.