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Man arrested after crashing into Lafayette pharmacy, taking medications

Posted: 10:35 AM, Dec 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-15 10:41:23-05
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LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A man was arrested early Saturday morning in Lafayette after police say he crashed a car into a pharmacy to take prescription medications.

Lafayette Police Department officers were called around 5:20 a.m. to Walgreen's, 1801 South St., to investigate a reported burglary in progress.

When they arrived, they found a vehicle crashed into a door of the pharmacy, police said in a press release.

Police said a 32-year-old man was then arrested after he attempted to leave the building with a large quantity of prescription medications.

The man was arrested and preliminarily charged with burglary, resisting law enforcement, and possession of a controlled substance.

Police are still investigating this case.

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