Pharmacist arrested for stealing 5K pills
04/07/2017 9:16 am PDT
EUGENE, Ore. -- (KRON) -- Oregon police say they've arrested a pharmacist suspected of tampering with drug records and stealing narcotic tablets sold on the street for more than $100,000.
The Register-Guard reports police arrested 33-year-old Benjamin O'Rourke of Eugene Tuesday on 42 counts of tampering drug records, 42 counts of computer crimes, 42 counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, 42 counts of controlled substance fraud and first-degree theft.
O'Rourke's employers said they noticed several drugs had gone missing in the eight-month time period since he had been hired. Officials say more than 5,000 pills were stolen.
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