PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Gardiner man pleaded guilty to robbery on Tuesday.
26-year-old Robert Richard, of Gardiner, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to Interference with Commerce by Robbery, in connection with the Nov. 28, 2013 robbery of the Rite Aid pharmacy in Bridgton.
Court records reveal that on Thanksgiving in 2013, Richard entered the Rite Aid in Bridgton wearing a hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, and a bandana, and handed the pharmacist a note that read, "All your oxycodone now!" The pharmacist handed Richard a bag containing oxycodone pills and Richard fled from the pharmacy in a car with a concealed license plate.
Richard faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.