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Cheatham County Man Charged with TennCare Drug Fraud

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – A Cheatham County man is charged with TennCare fraud in connection with the sale of prescription drugs paid for by the state’s health care insurance program.

The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office, today announced the arrest of David Lee Weaks, 51, of Ashland City.

David Lee Weaks of Ashland City Tennessee charged with TennCare Fraud.

David Lee Weaks of Ashland City Tennessee charged with TennCare Fraud.

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Clarksville Police requests Public Assistance identifiying Kmart Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:30pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a robbery at the Kmart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

It is unknown if the suspect had a weapon because he kept one hand in is pocket while handing the pharmacy clerk a threatening note demanding oxymorphone.

Anyone who can identify the individual in this photo is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

Anyone who can identify the individual in this photo is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

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Clarksville Police report Robbery at Kmart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, September 28th, 2014 at 12:17pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a robbery at Kmart on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

The robbery suspect walked into the store and then to the Pharmacy, with a note, demanded narcotic pain medication. After the clerk handed the suspect oxymorphone pills, he quickly left the store on foot.

Clarksville Police are asking the public's help identifying the robbery suspect in this photo.

Clarksville Police are asking the public’s help identifying the robbery suspect in this photo.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports New Law Restricts amount of some Powerful Drugs that can be Dispensed in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Effective this month, under a new Tennessee law, prescriptions for opioid pain medicines and benzodiazepine medicines may not be dispensed in Tennessee in quantities exceeding a 30-day supply.

The new limits apply to all dispensers of these medications, including pharmacies, dispensaries and mail-order programs located either in or out of Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrest three in connection to Teen’s Death in Stewart County

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today arrested three individuals after the Stewart County grand jury indicted them on various charges for the death of a Stewart County teen who died from a prescription drug overdose in October 2012.

On October 14th, 2012, 17-year-old Kristin Irizarry, of Clarksville, TN, was found dead at 305 Conger Street in Cumberland City. An autopsy revealed Kristen died from acute combined multiple drug intoxication including ethanol and oxymorphone, also known as Opana.  She had no previous prescription drug history.

Nicole Irizarry, Darius Skelton and Dayzon Skelton were arrested on various charges for the death of Kristin Irizarry. «Read the rest of this article»

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