Police say 22-year-old Ryan Bodecker demanded morphine and syringes while robbing Crone’s Drug Store on Liberty Street. Drug store owner Chris Darling gave him two pills and a packet of syringes, but then followed Bodecker as he ran from the store.
Darling followed Bodecker to East Street, where the suspect ran through some backyards. Police took him into custody in a garage at an East Street house.
Bodecker is charged with robbery, criminal trespass, theft and possession of a controlled substance. District Judge Glenn Carlson set bail at $75,000.