Thousands of oxycodone pills confiscated in Boyd County, KY – WOWK

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Weekend Wrapup of Top Stories

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Weekend Wrapup of Top Stories

Saturday, February 15 2014 7:21 PM EST2014-02-16 00:21:56 GMT

Amelia Ferrell wraps up this week’s top stories. Winter weather creates treacherous driving conditions Since Thursday’s snowfall was thick, plows were able to do most of the work.  Crews did lay down

Amelia Ferrell wraps up this week’s top stories. Winter (more…)

KY shuts down doctor over pill dispensing – WAVE

BOWLING GREEN, KY (AP) – A Tennessee-licensed physician working in Kentucky has been ordered to close his practice because the state Board of Medical Licensure found he was dispensing “large quantities of narcotics” to customers from all around the state. 

Board investigators went to the Bowling Green office of Dr. James Bridges on Wednesday and delivered paperwork revoking his temporary permit to practice (more…)

Florida man convicted on Oxycodone scheme – WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) — A Florida man has been convicted in Christian Co., Ky. in a scheme to mail Oxycodone from Florida to Kentucky.  27-year-old Peter Nibert was found guilty of conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance.

Two Hopkinsville, KY. residents, 24-year-old Cary Alder and 26-year-old Scotty Highsmith, were sentenced for their roles in the pill trafficking scheme.  Adler received ten years and Highsmith (more…)