Sunday, March 25, 2001

Scott Co. has first OxyContin case




The Associated Press

        GEORGETOWN, Ky. — A couple has been charged with drug trafficking in connection with Scott County's first arrest associated with the drug OxyContin, police said.

        Mark A. Payton, 44, and his wife, Deborah A. Payton, 34, both of Berry in Scott County, were arrested Friday night and charged with trafficking in controlled substances, said assistant Georgetown police chief Greg Reeves.

        An undercover officer bought 150 40-milligram tablets for $2,350, Chief Reeves said.

       



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