November 12, 2013

Manchester man arrested for forged prescriptions at K-Mart

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — On Nov. 1, officers from the London Police Department investigated an attempt to pass a forged prescription at the K-Mart Pharmacy located on Ky. 192 in London.

Pharmacy staff told Officers Greg Turner and Daryl Zanet they had received several prescriptions from the individual in the past.  It was on this occasion they determined the prescription, as well as others, to be forgeries.

Officers located the accused still inside K-Mart.  Billy Davis, 61, of 162 Sugar Creek Road, Manchester, was questioned and arrested for possession of forged prescriptions.

With further investigation and consent of Davis, Officer Shannon Morgan and his K-9 partner, Rolex, found two small bags of methamphetamine inside the vehicle’s front console.

Officers later discovered Federal Agent Robert “Bob” O’Neil was investigating Davis on numerous other drug related charges.

Davis was charged with possession of a forged prescription, first offense; and first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. 

Davis was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Text Only
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results