Police arrest Phoenix man stealing narcotics from Buckeye pharmacy

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Police officers arrested a Phoenix man after he allegedly broke into a Buckeye pharmacy and stole more than $100,000 worth of narcotics early Wednesday morning.

The Scottsdale Police Department received information that Nathan Zeidlhack, 29, was planning to burglarize a pharmacy near Scottsdale and Osborn roads on Tuesday.

Officers followed Zeidlhack and reportedly saw him attempt to break into the pharmacy, but he did not succeed.

Police officers continued to watch Zeidlhack and learned of a planned burglary for Wednesday in Buckeye.

Scottsdale police coordinated with the Buckeye Police Department and observed Zeidlhack break into a pharmacy near Fourth Street and Monroe Avenue at approximately 2 a.m. After 15 minutes, Zeidlhack left the pharmacy and was taken into custody with more than $100,000 worth of stolen narcotics.

Zeidlhack was booked on charges of burglary, felony theft and possession of narcotic drugs for sale.