INDEPENDENCE TWP. (WWJ) – Police are investigating after an estimated $50,000 worth of pharmaceutical drugs were taken during a burglary.
Police say they responded to a breaking and entering alarm around 4 a.m. Friday at the Medcenter Pharmacy on Ortonville Road, just south of I-75 in Independence Township.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights History
When deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office arrived, they noticed forced entry had been made through the pharmacy’s rear entrance. Police say the building itself was not alarmed, but the interior offices were.
According to investigators, an estimated $50,000 worth of pharmaceutical drugs were taken. Some of the missing narcotics included Dilaudid, methadone, morphine, Oxycontin, Focalin, Norco and Vicodin.READ MORE: Karen Carter, and Others Metro Detroiters Chipped In To Help Salvation Army’s Bed and Bread Radiothon
Police are now reviewing security footage to see if the suspect was caught on camera.
An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Granholm Confirmed By Senate To Be Next Energy Secretary
Anyone who may have information on the incident is asked to contact the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office at 248-858-4911.