Pharmacist Killed After Refusing to Give Robber Oxycodone – Pharmacy Times (registration)

A man from Virginia has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder of a pharmacist.

Authorities say Walter Lane Hubbard, 55, entered Beach Pharmacy in April 2014 and then shot pharmacist David Kilgore in the arm and chest.

Video surveillance shows Kilgore talking on the phone as Hubbard approaches the pharmacy counter. Hubbard fidgets for a while, then pulls out a gun and aims it (more…)

Arlington Doctor Derron Simon, 45, Accused of Running Oxycodone Ring – NBC4 Washington

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A doctor in Arlington is facing charges in connection to a major drug bust that involved more than 11,000 prescription pills worth more than $700,000. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 • Updated at 2:44 AM EDT

A 45-year-old Arlington doctor is accused of running an Oxycodone ring by writing, filling and selling fraudulent (more…)

Arlington doctor indicted for Oxycodone distribution ring – W*USA 9

1:45 p.m. EDT August 29, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) — An Arlington doctor and five co-conspirators were indicted Thursday for operating an illegal oxycodone distribution ring.

The U.S. Department of Justice says the group allegedly wrote, filled, and sold fraudulent prescriptions for over 11,000 oxycodone pills and other controlled substances throughout Virginia and in other states. The pills had a value of $735,000.

The (more…)