Content Tagged 'prescription pills'

Kentucky Pain Clinic Owners Sentenced To Prison
Two Eastern Kentucky pain clinic owners, who admitted to conspiring with doctors to illegally dispense more than 50,000 prescription pills, were sentenced to federal prison on Friday.
Paris Police Arrest A Dozen People In Drug Investigation
Paris Police arrested 12 people following a lengthy drug trafficking investigation.
Berea Man Charged In Prescription Pill Bust
The Madison County Sheriff's Department said Andre Williams, 23, of Berea, was charged in connection with a prescription pill bust in his home where the drugs had an estimated street value of $7,000.
Trespassing Complaint Leads To Three Drug Arrests
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said what began as a trespassing complaint led to the arrest of two men and a woman on drug charges.
Arrest Warrants Issued For 51 People In Harlan County Drug Investigation
Arrest warrants were issued for 51 people in Harlan County following a nine-month undercover drug trafficking investigation by Operation UNITE.
Garrard County Magistrate Accused Of Dealing Drugs
State Police said Ronald Lane, 73, a Garrard County Magistrate, was arrested Thursday on an indictment out of Jessamine County charging him with trafficking prescription pills.
Arrest Made In Pharmacy Burglary That Was Caught On Tape
A woman was arrested and charged in connection to a pharmacy burglary in Wolfe County that was caught on surveillance video. Video Video
Traffic Stop Leads To Big Prescription Pill Find In Estill County
Police in Irvine said they found 1,000 pills worth $13,000 during a traffic stop.
Frankfort Drug Bust Nets Pills, Cash And Lands Four People In Jail
Frankfort Police said a search warrant at an apartment led to the discovery of prescription pills, more than $20,000 in cash which resulted in four arrests.
Former Paintsville Doctor Sentenced To Prison
Richard Albert, 66, was sentenced to 75-months in prison after admitting he illegally dispensed approximately 50,000 prescription pills to people in Eastern Kentucky, according to federal prosecutors.
Deputies: London Woman Forged Prescriptions For Thousands Of Pills
Deputies accuse a London woman of forging several prescriptions to get almost 6,000 hydrocodone pills.
Kentucky Doctor Settles In Federal Drug Case
The settlement agreement says that from June 2009 to May 2012, Dr. Laura Hazeltine didn't keep an accurate inventory of controlled substances.
82-Year Old Frankfort Man Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges
Frankfort Police said James A. Broughton, 82, of Frankfort, is accused of trafficking prescription pills.
Thousands Of Pills Turned In During Drug Disposal Day In Owsley County
More than 21,000 unused or out-of-date prescription and over-the-counter drugs were collected in just two hours in Owsley County during "Clean Your Medicine Cabinet Out Day."
Woman Accused Of Selling Prescription Pills
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office said Rebecca Davis, 40, of Bradfordville, is accused of selling prescription pills.
22 Charged In Eastern Kentucky Prescription Drug Cases
Twenty-two people were charged in five cases with making millions of dollars by illegally distributing prescription drugs in eastern Kentucky, according to a federal indictment.
Pain Clinic CEO Sentenced To Prison
The CEO of two out of state pain clinics was sentenced to prison for unlawfully distributing hundreds of thousands of prescription pills to eastern Kentuckians.
Mandatory Sentence for Drug Overdose Death
The U.S. Attorney is calling it a "significant case" in eastern Kentucky. It is the first time a person who admitted to the sale of illegal drugs was given a mandatory sentence for the death the sale caused. Video Video
Tax Dollars and Pain Pills
Kentucky lawmakers are searching for compromise on two big issues: the two year state budget and how to curb the abuse of prescription pain pills. Video Video
Report Says Florida Should Share RX Drug Info with Kentucky
A new report says * should share information from its new prescription drug monitoring system with other states including Kentucky.
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