UPDATE Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
After several tips and a continued investigation into a robbery at the CVS Pharmacy in Harriman earlier this year, investigators have recovered more than 600 stolen Oxycodone HCL pills.
The Harriman Police Department said investigators recovered 636 of the stolen Oxycodone HCL 30mg from the home of the alleged armed robber, William Folger, 31.
According to police, the estimated street value of the recovered narcotics is $19,110.
Police issued a BOLO for Folger after the robbery. He was later arrested on charges including aggravated robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia and booked into the Roane County Jail.
At the time of the arrest, investigators said they also found evidence of the robbery inside Folger's vehicle.
Harriman Police said an additional arrest has been made but has not said who was arrested.
Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Harriman Police Department at 865-882-3383.
ORIGINAL STORY Posted Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
A man is in custody in Harriman after he's suspected of robbing a CVS Pharmacy in Harriman at gunpoint.
Harriman police said a man had ran off with a box of Oxycodone from the CVS on 1136 South Roane Street on Jan. 2.
Police said the man entered the store and walked to the pharmacy. Witnesses said the man handed a note to the pharmacist demanding a large amount of Oxycodone and displayed a pistol.
The pharmacist complied by handing over a box of Oxycodone and the suspect ran off before police arrived.
Police issued a BOLO for the suspect, who was later arrested without incident. Police identified the suspect as 31-year-old William Folger.
Investigators said they found evidence of the robbery inside Folger's vehicle. Folger was taken to the police department for questioning and was then booked into the Roane County Jail on charges of Aggravated Robbery and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.