Longmont Police Say Loveland Man is Suspect in Pharmacy Robbery
Longmont police have arrested a Loveland man accused of robbing a pharmacy and then fleeing Wednesday morning.
Lloyd G. Stewart, 41, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery and theft.
According to Cmdr. Joel Post, Stewart went into Flatirons Family Pharmacy on Ken Pratt Boulevard around 9:15 a.m. and demanded “Oxy.” An employee gave it to him and he allegedly fled behind a strip mall and in front of nearby car dealerships.
Nearby Burlington Elementary School went into a lockout for less than 30 minutes during the incident, Post said. It was canceled once Stewart was arrested.
A few employees from nearby businesses chased Stewart, Post said, and were able to contact him verbally. He stopped for a moment but then fled again.
Shortly after, police apprehended and arrested Stewart. He did have a handgun, but it was not seen until his arrest.
Stewart has a prior conviction of felony criminal trespassing in Larimer County in 1997. A protection from abuse order was also filed against him in 2011.
Madeline St. Amour: 303-684-5212, firstname.lastname@example.org