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
Morning Sentinel

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.

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