A local doctor has been sentenced for prescribing painkillers to patients who didn’t need them.
Police in Moon Township and in Fayette County are investigating a pair of drug store heists within three hours of each other.
Police in Fayette County are investigating after roughly 41,000 oxycodone pills with a street value of $100,000 were taken from a pharmacy in Uniontown overnight.
Police in Washington County are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a pharmacy in Washington County.
A local doctor pleaded guilty in court Tuesday morning as part of a plea deal after being accused of illegally distributing prescription drugs.
Armed with a search warrant, agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the state Attorney General’s office raided the office of Dr. Oliver Herndon who is suspected of passing bad scripts to able-bodied patients.
When he was shot, Officer Derek Kotecki was trying to apprehend 33-year-old Charles Post. Police had been looking for Post since October 2, when he allegedly opened fire on his boss outside a hotel.