Two suspects accused of dressing up as UPS drivers and robbing a pharmacy at gunpoint are behind bars. Detectives arrested two men, a 54 and 22-year-old, both living in Seattle.
Investigators located both weapons and UPS uniforms following the arrest.
On August 23, 2021, the pair is suspected of entering a pharmacy in the 15600 block BelRed Road. They were both armed and dressed as UPS drivers, carrying a pretend package under the guise of delivering it. Instead, they both showed their weapons, demanded drugs and cash, then zipped-tied the employees before fleeing. One suspect reportedly had a long gun and the other a pistol.
Following media coverage of the robbery, a witness came forward after seeing the men get into a small red vehicle. The witness thought it was strange for UPS personnel to get into a private car. That tip led detectives to identify and locate the vehicle and, ultimately, the two suspects.
Detectives recovered a loaded Highpoint 9mm rifle and a realistic BB-gun pistol during a search warrant on a suspect’s apartment. They also found several UPS uniforms, jackets, shirts and pants, and other evidence tying the suspects to the robbery.
“This is outstanding detective work that allowed us to apprehend these dangerous suspects so quickly,” stated Major Travess Forbush. “This crime was terrifying for the victims, and we were happy to let them know they are now behind bars.”Arrests Opioid Crisis Pharmacy Crime Weapons Involved