Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

Jones convicted of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, dispensing drugs not for a legitimate medical purpose

A former Williamsburg pharmacist spent her first night behind bars Thursday evening after a federal court jury in London convicted her of multiple offenses listed in 2018 U.S. District Court indictment. The eight-day trial, which featured six days of testimony and two days of...
Posted On 08 Feb 2019

Testimony wraps up Tuesday in Wburg pharmacist’s federal trial

Six days of testimony in the federal trial of Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones wrapped up Tuesday when she took the stand in her own defense. Jones was indicted in U.S. District Court in 2018 on 30 counts unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, specifically Oyxcodone...

Federal trial begins in case of W’burg pharmacist facing drug-related charges

One pharmacist in the federal case involving the illegal distribution of prescription pain pills out of Kim’s Hometown Pharmacy in Williamsburg has been tried and convicted, while the second, owner/operator Kimberly Jones, appeared in court Tuesday for the opening of her trial....

Federal jury finds for University of the Cumberlands in Taylor lawsuit

After listening to eight days of testimony, and deliberating for more than four hours, a nine-member jury found that former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. Jim Taylor and his wife, Dinah, did not have a valid, enforceable contract with the university that would have...

Two pounds of crystal methamphetamine seized during north Corbin traffic stop

Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three people Wednesday morning after discovering more than 2 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside their vehicle during a traffic stop in north Corbin. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer stated that...

‘Ringleader’ in federal pharmacy burglaries case sentenced to seven years in prison

The Tennessee man federal prosecutors say was the ringleader in a conspiracy to burglarize nearly 70 pharmacies across 11 states over a five-year period, including two in Corbin, was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Record Knox County meth bust now a federal case

A Tennessee man arrested in November in Knox County after Sheriff Mike Smith and his deputies discovered more than two pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside his vehicle is now facing federal charges. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

First sentences handed down in federal pharmacy burglaries case

Two of the eight men involved in a conspiracy to burglarize numerous pharmacies throughout the southeast United States, including Sav-Rite Pharmacy and Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy in Corbin, were sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in London. You need to login to view the...

Local cardiologist gets 42 months in prison for health care fraud involving pacemakers

A London cardiologist found guilty in April on federal charges of health care fraud has been sentenced to 42 months (3.5 years) in prison. Dr. Anis Chalhoub, was found guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers at St. Joseph London hospital between 2007 and 2011 in an...

Feds indict Corbin man in meth distribution conspiracy case

A Corbin man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Knox and Laurel counties. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us