UPDATE: Gun-Threat Robber Takes Drugs From St. Charles Walgreens

St. Charles police are investigating a brazen robbery that began with a phone call to a pharmacy warning employees there was a gunman in the store watching them and they should place drugs in a bag in the pharmacy’s pickup window, where someone then came and grabbed it.

The Monday night drug heist occurred a little more than 21 hours after a (more…)

UPDATED: Federal agents searching several Western Washington locations … -…

UPDATE: The action was part of a crackdown on Oxycodone dealers, federal officials said this afternoon.

Federal agents and local authorities arrested more than 20 people in the Puget Sound region and northern California suspected of trafficking the highly addictive painkiller.

Those arrested included two Pierce County men: David L. Potts, 48, of Spanaway and Vincent L. Fields, 44, of Tacoma.

According to criminal (more…)