Two felons appear in court in August pharmacy robbery

first_imgTwo convicted felons who allegedly robbed a Vancouver pharmacy at gunpoint in August made first appearances Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court.Keandre D. Brown, 19, and Keith B. Woody Jr., 24, both of Portland, face allegations of first-degree robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm. Woody is also accused in a June armed robbery at the Walgreens Pharmacy at 2903 N.E. Andresen Road.Police believe both incidents are part of a series of armed robberies at pharmacies in the Portland area, court records show.According to a probable cause affidavit, Vancouver police responded shortly before 3 p.m. Aug. 22 to an armed robbery at the Mill Plain Pharmacy, 614 Mill Plain Blvd. Witnesses reported that two men entered the pharmacy with handguns and demanded items, including oxycodone.An employee said one of the men ordered everyone to “get down,” climbed over a counter and asked something to effect of, “Where’s the oxy?” the affidavit states.After the robbery, an officer in the area saw two men run toward a gold-colored car, he said, but they were gone by the time he arrived, court records show. A witness was able to report a license plate number, and the registration came back to a vehicle sold in Oregon, according to court documents.The vehicle was later caught running a red light in Portland, which captured a photo of the occupants, one of which was later identified as Woody, the affidavit said.last_img

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