Illegal prescriptions lead to arrests in PR County
More than a dozen people have been arrested and more are being sought for a fraudulently acquiring prescription medication from a doctor who no longer has a license.
Picayune police, Pearl River County deputies and federal and state narcotics agencies began making arrests this week. Those arrested have been charged with fraudulent acquisition of a controlled substance.
Picayune Police Capt. Jeremy Magri tells the Picayune Item (http://bit.ly/13USJ87 ) that those arrested and other being sought obtained the prescriptions from former Dr. Je Song, who was sentenced in 2012 to more than 11 years in prison for writing and selling illegal prescriptions.
Magri says the investigation showed Song had sold the prescriptions to people at public locations, at times for $50 each dating back to 2011.
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