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PEEL POLICE - THEFT OF DANGEROUS DRUG

CORRECTION: - A quantity of a potent, injectable, morphine based drug was stolen from an overnight break and enter to a Mississauga pharmacy. The drug, Morphine HP, is an extremely potent narcotic used in the treatment of oncology patients. The use of the drug by those who have not built up a tolerance could prove fatal.
 The break-in to the Glen Erin Pharmacy, located on Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, was discovered on Saturday morning, November 14, 1992. The thieves smashed a rear window and crawled into the store. Once inside they stole a quantity of drugs, Demerol, percocet and fiorinal. A further check revealed that several vials of morphine were also missing including four vials of the potentially hazardous Morphine HP.
 The drug is in clear glass vials, about 2" tall with rubber caps. The label on the vial clearly states Morphine HP.
 Anyone with information relating to this incident is urged to contact Peel Regional Police 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau or call Crime Stoppers at 222-TIPS.
 BRAMPTON, Ont., Nov. 16 ~CNW~ - A quantity of a potent, injectable, morphine based drug was stolen from an overnight break and enter to a Mississauga pharmacy. The drug, Morphine HP, is an extremely potent narcotic used in the treatment of oncology patients. The use of the drug by those who have not built up a tolerance could prove fatal.
 The break-in to the Glen Erin Pharmacy, located on Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, was discovered on Saturday morning, November 14, 1992. The thieves smashed a rear window and crawled into the store. Once inside they stole a quantity of drugs, Demerol, percosad and florinal. A further check revealed that several vials of morphine were also missing including four vials of the potentially hazardous Morphine HP.
 The drug is in clear glass vials, about 2" tall with rubber caps. The label on the vial clearly states Morphine HP.
 Anyone with information relating to this incident is urged to contact Peel Regional Police 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau or call Crime Stoppers at 222-TIPS.
 For further information: Inspector D'Arcy Honer, 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau (416) 453-3311, extension 1130
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