Pharmacies Targeted by Dealers, Addicts Desperate for Painkillers

In Phoenix, two men tied up pharmacy employees while another stole painkillers. On New Year's Eve in 2011, an armed robber demanding Oxycontin and money at a Long Island, N.Y., pharmacy encountered an off-duty Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent and two police officers as he was leaving. He and the ATF agent were killed. Law enforcement say that armed robbers looking for prescription drugs are turning some neighborhood pharmacies into danger zones. At another Long...Full Story
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