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Drug deals drive robbery trend


Boca Raton, FL – Since January 9, 2012 the Boca Raton Police Department has investigated six robberies.  Four involved the use of weapons, and during the remaining two, force was used to take money or property. The common theme with all of the robberies is that they occurred while the victims were attempting to purchase illegal drugs.  The victims range in age from 13 years old to 35 years old.  One victim was subsequently arrested for possession of the marijuana that he purchased during the drug transaction.


The Boca Raton Police Department reminds you that drug use can have serious and long lasting consequences.  Simply arranging the transaction could be hazardous to your health.  If you are aware of any suspicious activity, do not hesitate to call 911.