Florida Man and Woman Steal $2,159 in Antacids from Grocery Store


A man and woman in Florida were captured on surveillance video making off with $2,159 worth of various brands of antacid medications from a Public grocery store.

Store employees called police at about 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 to the Publix at 4567 Weston Road in Weston, Florida.

Officers found the couple stole 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 total value of $2,159.

They managed to conceal all 61 boxes of the drugs and make their way out without being caught, but their faces are clear as day on surveillance footage.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Detective Karl Toro at 954-626-4009 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.