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Man who posed as exterminator sentenced to prison

Justin Burns (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department) Justin Burns (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department)
ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO -

A Farmington man who is accused of posing as an exterminator and stealing medication will spend the next 7 years in prison.

Justin Burns pleaded guilty to 4 counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Investigators said Burns went to senior citizen apartments and claimed to work for a pest control company in February of 2014. He asked residents to inspect their apartment for bugs.

Several residents told police that after he left, they were missing medications like Hydrocodone and Vicodin.

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