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By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published January 18, 2001


Authorities: Pharmacist admitted stealing drugs

SPRING HILL -- A pharmacist ended up behind bars Tuesday after officials say he admitted stealing prescription drugs while on the job at two Spring Hill Walgreens stores. Michael S. Cummings, 58, of 11730 Lakeview Drive in Port Richey faces seven drug possession charges after he told sheriff's officials he was addicted to painkillers and emptied his pockets, which were full of pills, a sheriff's report said. Cummings works as a pharmacist at the Walgreens at 11180 Spring Hill Drive and 14320 Spring Hill Drive and would stuff the drugs into his clothing and mouth as he worked, he told officials. Sheriff's investigators were alerted to Cummings by an investigator with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and a Walgreens loss prevention supervisor, the report said.

Sexual predator now lives east of Brooksville

A sexual predator has moved from Weeki Wachee to a new residence east of Brooksville. Michael William Cappagli, 25, now lives at 8025 Jayson Drive, according to state records. Cappagli has been convicted of one count of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child younger than 16 and three counts of lewd assault/sexual battery on a child younger than 16, records show.

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