A fifth person has pleaded guilty to participating in a 2010 Connecticut warehouse heist that prosecutors say involved up to $100 million in prescription drugs.
Cuban citizen and Miami resident Rafael Lopez pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge of deliberately hiding his knowledge of a felony, acknowledging he was aware of the heist and helped conceal it.
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Prosecutors say Lopez drove one of the thieves to and from Florida.
Prosecutors say five men broke into an Eli Lilly and Co. warehouse in Enfield by scaling a wall and cutting a hole in the roof and stole thousands of boxes of prescription drugs. The theft was believed to be the largest in Connecticut history.
The 50-year-old Lopez faces up to three years in prison when he's sentenced in February.