Lewiston men accused of trying to steal medical marijuana

September 8th, 2011 by admin Leave a reply »

Derrick McDuffyRicardo HairstonKeven StichelLewiston police officer Robert Dionne leads Derrick McDuffy from an apartment on Walnut Street in Lewiston on Wednesday morning. McDuffy allegedly was involved in an armed robbery on Pierce Street.

LEWISTON, Maine — Three local men, including a former high school track star, were arrested Wednesday following an armed robbery at a Pierce Street apartment.

Kevin Stichel, 22, of Bartlett Street; Ricardo Hairston, 19, of Lisbon Street; and Derrick McDuffy, 21, of Bartlett Street were charged with robbery, according to police Lt. Mark Cornelio.

The victim, Scott Breton, said the suspects were after his marijuana, which he uses legally for health problems. One of the suspects, Breton said, put the shotgun against his face and threatened to shoot him.

“He came in and said, ‘Where’s your medicine? Where’s your marijuana?’” a tearful Breton told WGME. “He said like 10 times he was going to shoot me in the face.”

Breton was home with his wife, Wanda, when the intruders, one armed with a double-barreled shotgun, another with a handgun, kicked in his door at about 9 a.m.

Breton said the

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