September 11, 2013

Dover-Foxcroft man pleads guilty to pharmacy robbery

Prosecutors are recommending a four-year prison sentence for John Harmon, 27.

The Associated Press

BANGOR — A Dover-Foxcroft man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Bangor pharmacy last year.

John Harmon also pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing oxycodone and an unrelated charge of aggravated assault.

Police say the 27-year-old Harmon walked into a Rite Aid store at the corner of Union and Fourteenth streets one evening last October, demanded prescription painkillers, and ran off.

He was arrested within an hour at a nearby apartment.

WABI-TV reports that prosecutors are recommending a four-year prison sentence for Harmon. But Harmon wants to prove he deserves less time than that, so the judge delayed sentencing until April.

Harmon's getaway driver was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison earlier this year.

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

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.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.)