Reward Offered in Pharmacy Robberies

ST. GEORGE – A $1,000 reward is being offered by the City of St. George for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a string of pharmacy robberies.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’7” to 5’11”, 130-150 pounds between 20-30 years of age.

On July 22, 2011 at 12:48 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Kmart located on 745 S Bluff St.  The suspect was described as a white male wearing a grayish t-shirt, black baseball cap, a medical mask on his face and white latex gloves.

On July 28, 2011 at 10:42 a.m., officers responded to IHC-Instacare at 577 S River Rd on a Robbery in progress. A Male walked into the IHC Pharmacy showed a gun and demanded medications.    The suspect was described as a white male wearing a motorcycle helmet, rubber gloves, a black coat and jeans

On August 15, 2011 at 5:30 p.m., officers were responded to a robbery at the Professional Park Pharmacy.  A male subject had entered the building on foot and demanded pain medication at gun point. He was described as a wearing a blue v-neck type sweeter with sweat style pants and what appeared to be a long dark haired wig. The subject had on a mask covering his mouth and nose and a hat that was described as “fishing style”.

On Aug 19, 2011 at 6:18 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at Smith’s Pharmacy located at 20 N Bluff.  A man with a gun had robbed the pharmacy inside the store. Several prescription medications were taken.

The St. George Police Department is asking citizens to be aware of anything in or around pharmacies.  If anything suspicious is observed, please contact the police department.

Anyone who may have seen a male matching this description, or who has information about these robberies, please contact Detective Adam Olmstead with the St. George Police Department at 435-627-4319.

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