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January 22, 2013

3 charged with sale of prescription medication

IUKA, Miss. —  

Sheriff Glenn Whitlock tells WTVA TV 52-year-old Carol Johnson and 32-year-old Dana Johnson, both of Iuka, were taken into custody Friday and charged with conspiracy to distribute Dilaudid.
 
The sheriff says the drug is a highly addictive pain medication only prescribed to patients in moderate to severe chronic pain.
 
Whitlock says more charges are pending against the women.
 
Authorities also arrested 41-year-old Robert Whitlock, of Golden, for sale of Hydrocodone.
 
The sheriff says the arrests were the result of undercover operations.

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