Florida Man Reportedly Stole Laxatives, Believing them to be Opioids

A Florida man was arrested after he reportedly stole several laxative pills from a person’s house, believing them to be opioids. 

The man, Peter Hans Emery, 56, stole the pills from a medicine cabinet at the house he was staying at. He took them from a bottle labelled Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, believing them to be opioids. However, he reportedly discovered soon after that he had made a mistake. 

He was caught on camera stealing the pills, which led to his arrest. He also had a long history of crime, and was booked on a felony charge as well as probation violation charges.

Source: Florida man learns hard way he stole laxatives, not opioids

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