PORT RICHEY, Fla. (FOX 13) - Tens of thousands of prescription pills and almost $20,000 were inside a safe allegedly stolen from SunTrust Pharmacy in Port Richey, Florida.
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said inside the safe, the suspect found oxymorphone, oxycodone, morphine, methadone, and fentanyl patches.
The heist happened March 23. Deputies said surveillance video helped them identify the suspect's vehicle, a silver Nissan 350Z.
Once they identified the suspect, 37-year-old William Hennessey, Jr., they tracked him down at a residence in Wesley Chapel.
During a search of his car, narcotics detectives said they found 3,965 oxycodone pills and $550. They said he later admitted to the burglary and pointed them to the location of more than 21,000 pills and a motorcycle, purchased with cash the day after the burglary by Hennessey, for $4,400.
Hennessey faces charges of burglary, theft of controlled substances, grand theft, and possession of burglary tools. The sheriff's office said additional drug trafficking charges were also pending.