Thieves are targeting pharmacies for codeine-based cough syrup, Fresno police warn

At a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, Fresno police Capt. Burke Farrah details a rash of burglaries at Valley pharmacies. The target: codeine-based cough syrup, which is used to make a drug known on the street as "lean," "purple drank" an
At a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, Fresno police Capt. Burke Farrah details a rash of burglaries at Valley pharmacies. The target: codeine-based cough syrup, which is used to make a drug known on the street as "lean," "purple drank" an

Burglars are stealing $5 cough syrup from pharmacies to make a $600 street drug

October 12, 2017 12:30 PM