Thieves Stole Close to $3,000 in Flea & Tick Medication

Surveillance footage at Choice Pet Supply captured two women stealing $2,856 worth of medication.

A security officer of Choice Pet Supply, 535 Monroe Turnpike, told police Feb. 21 that he reviewed surveillance footage that morning and saw two women stealing close to $3,000 in flea and tick medication the night before.

At 7 p.m. on Feb. 20, police said one woman engaged the cashier in conversation and got her to walk to the back of the store with her to look for something. Then a second woman went behind the counter and filled her purse with 34 boxes of Frontline flea and tick medication worth a total of $2,856, according to the report.

Police said both suspects were caucasions with long dark hair, who appeared to be in their twenties. The one that led the cashier away from the counter was skinny with a black long-sleeved shirt and jeans and the second suspect wore a grey sweatshirt and black pants, according to police.

Big Boy February 28, 2013 at 10:19 AM
What an odd comment, Jim.
jim laguardia February 28, 2013 at 03:38 PM
@bb it was this thing called a joke... nevermind
christine February 28, 2013 at 05:20 PM
If you have multiple dogs and cats, you could go through several boxes of Frontline a year. The irony is that it's not even effective against fleas anymore. That was a very brazen theft though, I wonder if there are cameras in the parking lot?
Big Boy March 01, 2013 at 10:31 AM
@Christine, Why is it not effective against fleas anymore.
Dave V March 03, 2013 at 01:30 PM
They said one was skinny, was the other fat?


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