Theft of Oxycodone from courthouse vault prompts new safeguards – WPTV

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Oxycodone tablets were labeled “Exhibit 5” in a Boca Raton drug case and displayed for a jury in April. But then the pain pills became the focus of a major investigation into stolen evidence from a Palm Beach County Courthouse vault.

The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office Monday announced it will not file theft charges against (more…)

Two Pharmacists Charged With Trafficking Prescription Drugs – The Ledger

<p>LAKELAND | In unrelated cases, two pharmacists who work in Polk County were arrested by Polk County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday and accused of trafficking prescription drugs.</p><p>In one investigation, an undercover detective gave a prescription for oxycontin, written by a dentist working with law enforcement, to Ashish Patel, 35, of Valrico, who works at the Med Express Rx at 1717 Shepherd Road (more…)