Williamsburg pharmacist convicted of unlawful drug distribution

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Kimberly Jones, Williamsburg pharmacist convicted in federal court of unlawful drug distribution - Feb. 2019

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Officials with the Department of Justice say a Williamsburg pharmacist has been convicted on seven counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances.

They say 53-year-old Kimberly Jones owned and operated Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy from 2008-2018.

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According to evidence at trial, Jones repeatedly filled prescriptions for significant quantities of Oxycodone and other controlled substances from a variety of out-of-state doctors. Evidence also showed that Jones dispensed controlled substances to certain patients who did not have prescriptions at the time the drugs were dispensed.

Jones faces a maximum of 20 years in prison, a fine of up to $1,000,000 and a term of supervision following the sentence.