Ardmore pharmacy credited in Colorado drug ring bust
BY ROBERT BOCZKIEWICZ NewsOK.com
Saturday, January 19, 2013
1/19/13 at 5:48 AM
DENVER - Colorado law enforcement authorities credit an Ardmore, Okla., pharmacy with helping to crack a Denver-area drug ring that authorities said tried to obtain oxycodone with a phony prescription.
"We are very appreciative of the Reed Family Pharmacy in Ardmore for their vigilance, which was instrumental," a spokeswoman for Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Friday.
Fifteen people have been charged in suburban Denver, accused of fraudulently acquiring, diverting and distributing large amounts of oxycodone in the area.
One of them pleaded guilty in Ardmore and is serving a five-year prison term in Oklahoma, Carter County District Attorney Craig Ladd said from Ardmore.
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