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NYC Deploys Prescription Pill Bottles Embedded With GPS to Catch Robbers
Written by Angelo Castigliola   
Jan 15, 2013 at 01:23 AM

The NYPD are asking pharmacies to stock bait pill bottles, embedded with GPS devices, to curve pharmaceutical robberies, for powerful painkillers.  From an article in the New York Times:

“The decoy pill bottles appear to be sealed bottles of oxycodone, a powerful narcotic painkiller that is widely abused, according to remarks that the police commissioner, Raymond W. Kelly, made on Tuesday. The bottles will not actually contain any painkillers. Inside each bottle, however, will be a GPS device that will allow detectives to track thieves in the period immediately after a robbery or burglary.”

The “bait bottles” are provided to pharmacies, by the manufacture of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma L.P.  These bait bottles are easily defeated, if a thief places the bottles in a RF shield bag.


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