A Michigan man who was wanted by the FBI for robbing five pharmacies was finally caught thanks to what a pharmacist did when he handed over the bag of drugs.

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Michigan Man Caught After Robbing Five Pharmacies

Kristopher Kukola is accused by the FBI of being involved with five different robberies at CVS pharmacies in Michigan. According to WDIV 4, these are the pharmacies that were robbed and what was taken.

May 24th - CVS Pharmacy in Van Buren Township

$2,000 worth of Norcos and Vicodin

June 2nd - CVS Pharmacy in Saline

$500 worth of controlled substances including Oxycodone, Norco, Adderall, Promethazine with Codeine, and Xanax

June 8th - CVS Pharmacy in Van Buren Township

More than 2,000 pills valued at over $2,000 total were stolen including Norco, Percocet, Xanax, Morphine, and Codeine.

June 14th - CVS Pharmacy in Ann Arbor

$2,000 worth of Norcos.

July 7th - CVS in Milian

$30,000 to $40,000 worth of controlled substances were stolen from the pharmacy.

How Did The FBI Catch Kristopher Kukola

A pharmacist at the CVS pharmacy in Milan was able to put a tracker pill bottle in the bag with all the other drugs. The FBI tracked Kristopher to an apartment complex in Belleville and set up a perimeter. Kristopher tried to trick a Michigan State Trooper by telling him "The guy you're looking for ran that way."

What Is Kristopher Kukola Being Charged With

Police didn't fall for Kristopher's trick and he was arrested. Kristopher is being charged with pharmacy robbery.

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