Three Newark, New Jersey men charged for role in armed pharmacy robbery

A federal grand jury has indicted three Newark men, accusing them of participating in a gunpoint robbery of a pharmacy in Orange, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced this week.

Reginald Ware, 54, Nyiron Williams, 22, and Jamon Crosby, 35, allegedly entered the pharmacy within minutes of each other and each brandished a handgun as they demanded money and asked the employees to hand over their cell phones, according to the documents in the file and the statements made. in class. The three men allegedly took cash and at least 10 bottles of prescription drugs.

When the defendants noticed the arrival of law enforcement, they fled, but all three were apprehended, according to the indictment. Ware was arrested in the parking lot, Williams was apprehended two blocks away, and Crosby was apprehended after allegedly breaking into a nearby residence.

Two of the handguns were recovered by police, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

The men charged were all charged with three counts related to robbery and brandishing a weapon in connection with a violent crime. If convicted, Williams and Crosby would serve a minimum sentence of seven years in prison. Ware could face a minimum sentence of 25 years in prison because he was convicted of the same crime in 2012 in connection with four drugstore robberies at gunpoint in New Jersey, the office said of the American Attorney.