Jefferson County, Colorado – On April 17, 2009, at 5:20 p.m., an adult male walked into the Walgreens at 11635 W. Belleview Avenue and demanded drugs from the pharmacists. The demand was made in the form of a note and given to one of the two employees behind the counter.
The suspect, a white or Hispanic male, early 20’s, 5’8”-5’11”, approximately 150 lbs., indicated he had a gun. The suspect was wearing a dark colored baseball cap, hooded grey sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes. The note demanded all of thier Oxycodone and OxyContin®. After the suspect was given the medication he told the pharmacists to wait several minutes before calling the police. The suspect then left the store and a search of the area for him was unsuccessful. It is believed the suspect is responsible for numerous similar robberies in the metro area.
According to the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Oxycodone is a Schedule II narcotic analgesic. OxyContin® is a prescription painkiller used for moderate to high pain relief associated with injuries, arthritis, lower back pain and pain associated with cancer. Street names for OxyContin® are Kicker, OC, Oxy, OX, Blue, Oxycotton, Hillybilly Heroin.
Anyone with information about this crime should call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 303-271-5612.