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February 8, 2011 12:00 AM

Pill epidemic makes pharmacies targets for thieves

MANATEE -- When a gunman robbed a Winn-Dixie store pharmacy at 7400 Cortez Road of oxycodone pills Monday morning, the crime was one more addition to a disturbing national statistic and trend.

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