Suspects in 2010 CT prescription drug heist arrested
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WHDH) -- A pair of Cuban brothers from Florida were charged in the theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from a Connecticut warehouse in 2010.
Authorities say the pair broke into the Enfield warehouse of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and made off with antidepressants and other drugs.
"As far as we know, this brazen crime was the biggest theft in Connecticut history and in the history of the pharmaceutical industry countrywide,” said U.S. Attorney for Connecticut David Fein.
A water bottle that was left behind led authorities to Amaury Villa and Amed Villa. They were arrested in Florida on Thursday.
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