January 24, 2013

Man arrested in Augusta CVS pharmacy robbery

By Betty Adams badams@centralmaine.com
Staff Writer

AUGUSTA — A 19-year-old Auburn man has been arrested and charged with Tuesday’s robbery of the CVS Pharmacy on Stone Street, police said.

click image to enlarge

Anthony Post

Contributed photo

click image to enlarge

ROBBED: Cpl. G.J. Neagle of the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office speaks on the radio late Tuesday afternoon outside the CVS pharmacy on Stone Street in Augusta moments after it was reportedly robbed. Police were pursuing the robbers on foot, by vehicle and with dogs, such as Neagle's.

Staff photo by Andy Molloy

Additional Photos Below

Related headlines

The suspect, Anthony Post, was located in Augusta and turned over to the FBI, according to a press release this afternoon from Augusta Police Department Deputy Chief Jared Mills.

Mills said Augusta police and FBI agents cooperated in the investigation, and that it is anticipated Post will be charged in U.S. District Court in Bangor.

The robbery occurred about 4 p.m. Tuesday, and the surveillance cameras caught a number of images of the suspect which were then distributed by Augusta police.

Published reports indicate Post was indicted in December by a grand jury in Androscoggin County on charges of burglary, theft by unauthorized taking, violating condition of release, criminal mischief, alleged to have occurred on Nov. 19. The indictment indicated Post had been living in Lewiston.

This story will be updated.


 

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors


Additional Photos

click image to enlarge

click image to enlarge

 


Further Discussion

Here at KJonline.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)