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Local Pharmacies being targeted by burglary crews

PRESS RELEASE

DATE: May 20, 2019

SUBJECT: Commercial Burglaries at Local Pharmacies

LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: 8883 Westminster Ave. - Hong Pharmacy
10191 Westminster Ave. - Ana Pharmacy
10278 Westminster Ave. – Cali Care Pharmacy

DATE/TIME OF OCCURRENCE: 05/18/2019 between 04:14 AM-04:45 AM

VICTIM: Pharmacy Businesses in Garden Grove & Orange County

SUSPECT(s): Unknown Males- with yellow crow bars

NARRATIVE:
On 05-18-2019 between 04:14 AM and 04:45 AM three commercial burglaries occurred at three different pharmacies in Garden Grove. Officers responded to the three locations because of alarm activations and discovered the break-ins. The first business was located at 8883 Westminster, Hong Pharmacy. The second location was at 10191, Westminster Avenue, Ana Pharmacy. The third location was at 10278 Westminster Avenue, Cali Care Pharmacy. The front doors to the businesses were pried open by a male suspect using a crow bar. Security gates at two of the locations, prevented further entry. Prescription medications that included cough syrup with codeine was taken from the third business. Video surveillance from the burglaries recorded the crimes and it shows the same suspect(s) were responsible for the burglaries

Pharmacies across Orange and Los Angeles County have been targeted recently. Anyone with information on the identities of the suspects are asked to contact detectives. The surveillance video from one of the burglaries can be found here http://bit.ly/GGPD_Pharmacy_Burg

Carl Whitney, Lieutenant
Professional Standards Division / PIO
O: 714.741.5786 W/C: 714.741.5871
24 Hour: 714.741.5704