TWO ARRESTED AFTER TRYING TO FILL SUSPICIOUS PRESCRIPTION AT ELY'S DRUGSTORE PDF Print
Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:44

Glasgow Police officers arrested two people after suspicious activity at Ely’s Drugstore yesterday.

Employees at the drug store contacted the Glasgow Police Department, stating that four individuals had come into the pharmacy acting suspicious with prescriptions that had been written out of Georgia for OxyCodone. In particular, 64-year-old George King, of Glasgow, attempted to fill a questionable prescription.

Upon arrival, officers searched George King and found a pill bottle containing two white pills and one blue pill in his pocket. He was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance not in proper container and possession of a controlled substance, third degree, first offense.

A person with George King at the time of the arrest, 32-year-old Betty King of Campton, gave consent to search their vehicle. A canine was deployed and alerted on the vehicle. The search netting the finding of a pipe inside a woman’s purse that Betty King admitted was hers.

Betty King was also arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. She and George King were both lodged in the Barren County Corrections Center.

 

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