Pharmacist Drank Prescription Cough Syrup on the Job: Report

Colin Madsen

A pharmacist was caught on video stealing a different kind of drug -- prescription cough medicine, police in Canaan said.

Alana Toomey, 38, of Southwick, Massachusetts, turned herself into police after issued a warrant for her arrest, reports The Republican-American.

Surveillance video showed her taking sips from a bottle of hydrocodone syrup while she was working at the Rite Aid drugstore, police said. It's made from opiates,

Investigators later discovered five bottles were missing.

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