Three Indiana men indicted in Jefferson City Walgreens robbery

1 month 1 week 1 day ago Thursday, August 16 2018 Aug 16, 2018 Thursday, August 16, 2018 9:32:00 PM CDT August 16, 2018 in News
By: Naomi Klinge, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Jerome King (left) and Daijahn Reed (right)

JEFFERSON CITY - Three Indiana men involved in the armed robbery of a Walgreens pharmacy were indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury.

Jerome King, Daijahn Reed and Raymond Craig were accused of committing an armed robbery at a Jefferson City Walgreens last month. Their seven count indictment said they pointed a loaded firearm at two employees and tied one employee's hands behind his back with zip-ties.

They allegedly stole $9,264 worth of drugs, including 3,000 oxycodone and acetaminophen pills.

Craig, Reed and another man had reportedly entered the store wearing medical masks and medical gloves. A criminal complaint said King was already inside the store.

The report said officers arrived as the four men ran out of the building. The complaint said three of the men left in a car with King driving, leading police on a chase on Highway 54 which ended in the car crashing. 

Police said King and Craig ran from the vehicle but were caught. The other man, who is still unidentified, was not.

Later that afternoon a man called police and said Reed had knocked on his door and asked to use a phone. Police arrested Reed after they found him on the roof of an O'Reilly Auto Parts store.

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