Police: Dispatcher stole drugs from Target, Wal-Mart

David Farmer

January 3, 2014 1:55:08 PM PST
A police dispatcher has been arrested and charged with stealing prescription drugs from two stores in Deptford Township, New Jersey.

David Farmer, 35, of Runnemede, was arrested on Tuesday.

Investigators say he is a civilian who worked as a dispatcher for the Burlington County Communications Center.

Investigators say Farmer robbed a Target pharmacy on Deptford Center Road on October 15th, stealing Oxycontin.

Farmer is also accused of robbing the Wal-Mart pharmacy on Clements Bridge Road on December 2nd. Again, police say, Oxycontin was stolen.

In the Target robbery, police say Farmer work his dispatcher shirt inside-out, a detail that was reported by witnesses.

Farmer is being held at the Salem County Jail on $35,000 bail.