Epic Prozac Heist: Thieves Steal $75 Million Worth Of Drugs

Police in Enfield, CT say that a “well-planned” burglary of an Eli Lilly warehouse netted some criminals $75 million worth of Prozac, Cymbalta and Zyprexa.

It was yet another Mission:Impossible “hole in the roof” type job, according to Reuters. The thieves disabled alarms and took away whole pallets of drugs.

“You certainly don’t see a $50 million to $75 million burglary many times in your career,” a police officer said. “This was a well-planned event.”

It’s not know where the drugs are headed.

“Consumers should purchase Lilly products only from well-established and reputable retailers,” the drugmaker said in a statement. “Lilly recommends that consumers always inspect the product and label for signs of tampering before opening.”

Thieves grab up to $75 million in Eli Lilly drugs [Reuters]