RNC advises public about stolen narcotics

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Asks anyone with information on the crime to contact police


The RNC is requesting the assistance of the general public in providing information regarding a theft of various prescription medications from the Aquarena in St. John’s.

Police say they received a complaint about 1:30 p.m. today from a woman who said her purse was stolen from the Aquarena on Westerland Road in the city sometime this morning. The purse contained a large quantity of narcotics including RX sleeping pills, clonazepam, and percocet.

The RNC is concerned about the types of narcotics stolen and consider their potential availability on the street to be a public safety concern.

The purse is described as being fluorescent orange in colour.

Anyone who may have any information in relation to this crime is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Westerland Road

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Recent comments

  • RJ
    January 17, 2013 - 00:16

    Wow...St.John's & stolen narcotics...never hear of that here...lol

  • HG
    January 15, 2013 - 14:52

    What was she doing with "a large quantity".