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Pharmacy Fraud Arrest In Nevada City

At least one arrest, and others are still being sought, regarding what may be widespread pharmacy fraud, including in Nevada City. 19-year-old Jose Velez, who also gave a false local address, has been charged with a couple of incidents, including at Dokimos Nevada City Pharmacy, according to Police Chief Tim Foley…

click to listen to Chief Foley

Foley says the cough syrup can be cooked down, with the codeine extracted. Or it can be added to drinks, which creates a greater buzz. He says Nevada City is also working with Grass Valley Police regarding other reported incidents…

click to listen to Chief Foley

Foley credits employees at the Dokimos Pharmacy in helping arrest Velez, including providing a surveillance video.



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