BPD, doctor cooperate to recover pain pills

Beckley Police detectives have recovered more than 150 oxycodone tablets through a collaborative effort with Hope Pain Clinic this past week. Dr. John Pellegrini, D.O., of Hope Pain Clinic has been working in cooperation with Detective Jason McDaniel.

Together, the two men have been looking into ways of making those guilty of possessing controlled substances through fraud to be held accountable for (more…)

22 arrested in Sevier County drug roundup

SEVIERVILLE — Sevier County authorities have arrested 22 of 40 people indicted by a grand jury for various drug offenses this week.The indictments followed a six-month undercover investigation of street-level dealing that involved prescription narcotics and other drugs, according to a news release today from Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals.The Gatlinburg and Sevierville police departments assisted in the roundup.

The following suspects (more…)