Walgreens robber nets 8-year sentence
COLUMBIA CITY — A man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to a 2012 Walgreens robbery received an eight-year sentence in Whitley County Circuit Court. Troy J. Fritz, 31, of Fort Wayne, was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) for four of those years, with the other four years to be served on suspended sentence.Case reports state Fritz stole Opana and Fentanyl by threatening the use of force in February of 2012. Fritz said in an October court hearing that he walked to the pharmacy section of the store and handed a note to the person on-duty. To read the rest of this story, see the Dec. 10 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.