Man gets prison term after robbing 2 Albuquerque pharmacies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison in connection with armed robberies of two Albuquerque-area pharmacies.

Prosecutors say 23-year-old Blake Gallardo, of Albuquerque, also was sentenced Tuesday to three years of supervised release after his prison term.

They say Gallardo was among six defendants who robbed retail pharmacies in Albuquerque to illegally obtain Oxycodone and other highly addictive opioid painkillers.

Gallardo was accused of participating in armed robberies on Jan. 30 and June 6.

He pleaded guilty in September to narcotics trafficking and firearms charges.

(Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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