BY KEN LITTLE
Greeneville police are investigating a burglary Sunday morning at Greene County Drug, 906 Tusculum Blvd.
The actions of the fast-acting crooks are captured on a security video, according to a report by Officer Eddie Key.
A quantity of pain medications and other drugs were stolen in the burglary, the report said.
Officers responded to a burglary alarm at the business at 6:32 a.m. and found the "front door lock had been popped out and entry into the pharmacy had been made," the report said.
A surveillance video shows a light-colored, possibly white Chrysler 300 sedan pull into the lot from Tusculum Boulevard.
The video shows a while male of medium build, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches in height. He is wearing blue jeans, a long-sleeved blue jean shirt, boots and a gray ski mask and dark gloves, the report said.
The man got out of the left rear passenger seat with bolt cutters and popped the door lock, the report said.
The man returned to the car and got a tote bag and entered the pharmacy.
The driver also entered the business.
The driver is described as a large white male, of between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall, and wearing blue jeans, a long-sleeved blue jean shirt, white shoes, a gray ski mask and dark gloves.
Video from inside the store shows the suspect of medium build remove a quantity of hydrocodone, while the larger man placed a quantity of phenobarbitol in a blue tote bag.
The suspects made entry at 6:28:10 a.m. and exited the business at 6:29:05 a.m., the report said.
The suspects left the area with the larger man driving and the other man in the rear passenger seat, the report said.
The vehicle turned left out of the parking lot driving toward Snapps Ferry Road, the report said.
Anyone with information about the burglary can contact the Greeneville Police Department at (423) 639-7111.