Jackson-area nurse charged with opioid embezzlement

this poison into our communities. DEA — along with our other federal, state and local counterparts — will continue to do all we can to address this problem.”

Dowdy said the investigation is ongoing and further charges are possible.

There are other issues to address as well, officials said, as amphetamines such as Adderall are being overprescribed or illegally prescribed.

“One of the things we generally rely on from a law enforcement perspective is enlisting the public’s assistance,” he said.

If you know of people who are overprescribing opioids or embezzling opioids or otherwise providing opioids illegally, you should contact MBN at 601-371-3600.

Source: Clarionledger