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Dublin: Woman says prescription pills stolen while at hospital

A woman reported to Dublin police 31 prescription pills were stolen from her while at Dublin Methodist Hospital between noon May 7 and noon May 9.

The woman was told not to use the pills, which she was prescribed to help deal with an opiate addiction, while in the hospital.

The woman told police when she checked the bottle after leaving the hospital she discovered there were only two pills left, reports said.

In other recent Dublin Police reports:

* An endoscope, valued at $2,500, was stolen from a business in the 4000 block of West Dublin-Granville Road between 12:01 a.m. Feb. 22 and noon May 8.

The reporting party suspected a former employee had stolen the medical equipment.

* A laptop, drill and saw was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 5500 block of Tuttle Crossing Boulevard between 7:30 p.m. May 6 and 7 a.m. May 7.

The vehicle's owner said he thought he locked the car, but there was no sign of forced entry.

* The window of another vehicle parked in the 5500 block of Tuttle Crossing Boulevard was broken between 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. May 6, but nothing was believed to have been stolen from the truck.

* A book bag, two pairs of sunglasses and a makeup case were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 5600 block of Blazer Memorial Parkway after a window of the vehicle was broken between 5 and 6 p.m. May 10.

* Two pairs of sunglasses and $20 was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence in the 4100 block of Bangle Court between 1:30 and 6:30 a.m. May 8.

* A bronze address plate was stolen from a residence in the 5300 block of Indian Hill Road between 9 p.m. May 13 and 6:30 a.m. May 14.

Overnight the mailbox was also removed from the ground, but no major damage was done.