2013 Deckerville Pharmacy B&E linked to several others in the state

(DECKERVILLE) — Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki says that a pharmacy robbery in Deckerville back in 2013 has been solved with assistance from the Gladwin Police Department. According to Biniecki, on November 18, 2015, almost 2-years to the date of the Deckerville Harbor Drug 2 Pharmacy break-in, the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Gladwin was broken into. During the Deckerville robbery, over $3,000 worth of prescription drugs were stolen. Gladwin Police requested information from other agencies that experienced similar incidents and were forwarded a copy of the Harbor Drug 2 Pharmacy reports by the Sanilac County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau. Earlier this month, Detective/Sgt. Nathan Smith was contacted by Gladwin City Police Chief Duane Bean, reporting that they had suspects in custody and a confession regarding the Deckerville break-in. Investigators determined through interviews that the suspects have been involved in over 20 separate pharmacy break-in’s throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The suspects were identified as a 39-year old man and 29-year old woman, both from Fenton, and a 31-year-old from Rose Township, Michigan. The case will be forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office for review. Agencies involved in the investigation include the Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office, Deckerville Police Department, City of Gladwin Police Department, Michigan State Police – West Branch Post, Michigan State Police FANG Drug Team and the DEA.