Man, 19, sentenced to 9 years in robbery at Indianapolis CVS

The theft happened on Oct. 14, 2015

The theft happened on Oct. 14, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A 19-year-old from Indianapolis was sentenced to 9 years in prison for his role in an armed robbery at a southwest side CVS store.

According to U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler, Anthony Jackson, 19, was sentenced to 111 months for the Oct. 14, 2015, crime.

Jackson must serve 3 years of supervised release once he’s out of prison, federal prosecutors said.

Investigators said Jackson robbed the CVS at 3705 Kentucky Ave. while carrying a handgun. He ran out of the store, where he was met by the IMPD Commercial Robbery Unit and FBI agents who were in the area conducting an ongoing investigation.

Investigators said Jackson stole 3,649 Oxycodone pills, 512 Alprazolam pills, 548 Hydrocodone pills, 107 morphine pills and other controlled substances from the pharmacy. The material was recovered.

Three other teenagers were involved in the theft. Cases against them are pending.