Local man accused of stealing mother's prescription meds


Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

PADUCAH, Ky. - Police arrested a local man for illegally pick up someone else's prescription:  his mother's.

It began when the woman called Paducah Police saying someone picked up her prescription of hydrocodone from a local pharmacy.

A police detective says his investigation led to her son, Billy Wheeler.

Wheeler faces charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and being a persistent felony offender.