July 6, 2007Albany -- Albany Police have cleared the owner of a Ford Escort that rammed through the front of two Albany pharmacies earlier this week.
Both the Eckerd Drugs on North Slappey and Phillips Pharmacy on Palmyra Road had their front doors knocked in by a man driving a white Ford Escort.
The car was registered to Justin Short, who was questioned about the crimes and has now been cleared as a suspect by Investigators.
Police say they now have another person of interest they are questioning about those break-ins.
Pharmacy owner Gary Phillips said he's looking to improve the security he already has in place.
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