Man caught stealing hydrocodone for past year

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A man is caught stealing painkillers from the place where he worked, but gets arrested for something else.

Bill Dale Taylor was turned in by loss prevention at the Walgreen's where he worked, after they realized he'd been stealing Hydrocodone over the course of a year.

They confronted Taylor and he gave a written statement.

When police arrived, he agreed to go home with officers to get the remaining pills.

In addition to the five or six pills at the home, police also found marijuana.

Taylor was arrested for possession and officers are waiting on warrants for theft and possession of a dangerous drug for the Hydrocodone.