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Boaz man charged with 24 counts of selling stolen medication

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A man from Boaz, Kentucky has been charged with selling pain medication stolen from the pharmacy he worked at.

27 year-old Andrew Sullivan was indicted by a McCracken County grand jury on 24 counts of trafficking in a controlled substance.

The Paducah Police Department received a call from a local pharmacy regarding an internal theft. The investigator said a large amount of hydrocodone tablets were missing from the pharmacy.

Sullivan was interviewed, where he admitted to taking approximately 8,000 of the pain pills over a two year period. Sullivan told officers he sold the pills to "make money to help ends meet." He later said he sold the pills for $4 a piece, which would have generated $32,000 over the two year period.

Andrew Sullivan was arrested on Wednesday morning and booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.


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