A Ridgefield man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a Danbury pharmacy. Police charged 22-year old Thomas James Redmond on Sunday.
He allegedly walked into Rite Aid on Mill Plain Road, claimed to have a gun and forced a pharmacist to open a safe. Redmond reportedly took two bottles of amphetamines. Responding officers found the man walking along Saw Mill Road, in possession of the pill bottles. He told officers that he needed the medication because he suffered from addiction. A gun was never displayed or recovered.
Redmond was charged with robbery, larceny, possession of a controlled substance, breach of peace and threatening. He was arraigned and ordered held on court set $50,000 bond. His next court appearance is set for the 22nd.