East Central Franklin Woman Sentenced to More Than Four Years for Pharmacy Robbery
|U.S. Attorney’s Office April 03, 2014|
BANGOR, ME—United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty, II announced that Michelle L. Wilcox, 28, of East Central Franklin, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Bangor to 51 months in prison and three years of supervised release for robbing the Western Maine Pharmacy in Kingfield, Maine. She was also ordered to pay $1,153 in restitution. She pled guilty to the crime on October 18, 2013.
Court records reveal that on June 3, 2013, the defendant, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses, entered the pharmacy and passed a note to a technician demanding all the Suboxone strips and stating that she had “a weapon and will use it.” She absconded with 85 8mg Suboxone strips. A Franklin County Deputy Sheriff identified the defendant from detailed witness descriptions and review of a surveillance video. Within hours of the robbery, the defendant was arrested and confessed.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, and the Maine State Police.