Robbery at Portland Pharmacy Turns into Standoff at a Home in South Portland

Updated 3 years ago

A robbery at a Portland pharmacy followed by a brief standoff at a South Portland home has resulted in the arrest of three men.Police say a CVS store in Portland was robbed just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday by people wearing Halloween masks and claiming to be armed with knives.The suspects fled but were traced to a home in South Portland based on a description of the thieves’ getaway vehicle. Police did not say if they made off with money or drugs or both.Police surrounded the home and after a brief standoff, the suspects were taken into custody.Authorities say 29-year-old Ivan Papkee: 32-year-old Gustave Papkee: and 24-year-old Ryan Best all face robbery charges.


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