WKU Public Radio News Staff
Thu June 13, 2013
South Central Kentucky Residents Charged with Stealing Painkillers from Pharmacy
A former pharmacy worker and two other Allen County residents were indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Bowling Green. The trio is charged with conspiracy to distribute pain medicine that was stolen from a pharmacy by a former employee.
According to the seven count federal indictment, 46-year-old Lynn Harper Denton, who worked at Stovall’s Pharmacy in Scottsville, conspired to sell more than $5,000 worth of stolen Hydrocodone.
Also charged in the indictment are two other Allen County residents, 34-year-old Katherine Virginia Rookstool and 47-year-old Jeffrey Clay Stinson.
If convicted at trial, each defendant faces a minimum of 25 years in prison.