AUDACIOUS SHOPLIFTING DUO STEALS THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF ANTACIDS

Date: Feb. 13, 2018

PIO Number: 18-2-9

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26, an unidentified man and woman casually strolled into Publix, located at 4567 Weston Road, placed 61 boxes of antacid drugs into a large black purse and walked out without exhibiting any signs of sour stomachs.

The thieves took 29 boxes of Nexium, three boxes of Prilosec, four boxes of Lansoprazole, 17 boxes of Zegerid, five boxes of Omeprazole and three boxes of Prevacid, with a combined retail value of $2,159.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact BSO Det. Karl Toro at 954-626-4009 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

THIS REPORT BY: Gina Carter/PIO


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