Monday, July 19, 2010

Pharmacist gets 'sweet' revenge on pill-snatching thief

From WOAI (TX):
The front doors of the building were broken by burglars, and small pieces of glass litter the floor. And, it's not for the first time.

“You know, this pharmacist has been burglarized several times. This pharmacist has just had enough,” explained Glynda Chu of the Edmond Police Department.

Like so many pharmacies, the workers at Clinic Pharmarcy have been victimized over and over again by pill-seeking thieves.

“You know, they steal money from banks because that's where the money is," Chu said. "The same with pharmacies, cause that's where the drugs are kept.”

As a non-violent way to spoil the thefts, the pharmacist recently emptied several bottles of hydrocodone pills, filling the bottles, instead, with M&Ms. As a result, when burglars stole the prescription bottles, only M&Ms poured out. ...more

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