Suffolk County police say a 20-year-old Coram man was driving in Medford when an older model green Ford Explorer pulled up in front of him and forced him to stop.
Assistant DA John Collins called the execution-style shootings at Haven Pharmacy in Medford “the most cold-blooded robbery-homicide in Suffolk County history.”
Laffer and Brady were arrested on June 22 in connection with the execution-style murders of four people at Haven Pharmacy on Father’s Day.
Friends and family are using the memory of a Long Island pharmacist murdered in June to raise money for students at his alma mater.
There have been four pharmacy robberies recently in Suffolk County, inlcuding the horrific crime where four people were killed in Medford.
Four people were shot and killed inside Haven Pharmacy on Father’s Day in what prosecutors have called “the most cold-blooded robbery-homicide in Suffolk County history.”
No murder charges were filed Tuesday against the wife accused in connection with Long Island’s pharmacy murders. Instead, Melinda Brady pleaded not guilty to upgraded robbery charges.
A tragedy on Long Island is having an impact in Brooklyn.
In the wake of the Medford pharmacy massacre and a robbery less than four miles away a week later, pharmacists say they’re taking precautions to protect their stores, their staff and their customers.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed the grisly details of the killings Thursday and said he will seek the maximum punishment for Laffer if convicted.
Everything from the outrageous to the tragic happened in June. Take a listen.
Laffer’s Attorney, Mary Beth Abbate, said she expected that four counts of first-degree murder would be added to the charges. She also offered the very first glimpses into Laffer’s psyche.
Police are investigating a robbery at a Long Island pharmacy that occurred exactly one week after four people were shot to death in a Medford drug store.
On Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer said that the abuse of prescription narcotics is reaching levels not seen since the crack epidemic of the 1980s and early 1990s.
Friends and family said goodbye Saturday morning to pharmacist Raymond Ferguson and single mother of two, Jamie Taccetta.