Local News Capsule

| October 17, 2014

NEWS-BRIEFSLee Henderson, Newstalk 105.9 WVGA:

GUNSHOTS IN MOULTRIE  |  MOULTRIE — Moultrie resident Tony Allen heard the gunshots fired outside his residence earlier this week but little did he realize that his vehicle was the target. Upon awakening he discovered that his Pontiac had been struck by two bullets; one lodged in the rear seat-the other took out his rear window.

FATHER, SON PHARM PROBE ENDS  |  BOSTON — The investigation into the illegal activities of a Boston, Georgia father and son Pharmacy operation has finally come to an end.

The five year probe into the Boston Pharmacy operated by James and Wayne Murphy ends with guilty pleas to drug charges. Wayne Murphy pleaded guilty to illegally bringing drugs from out of state to his pharmacy and repackaging them in Boston Pharmacy bottles and his son pleaded guilty to possession and distribution charges involving hydrocodone. Numerous prescription medications were involved.

Sentencing takes place January 10th and the Murphy’s could get up to 10 years in prison.

GEORGIA READY FOR EBOLA  |  ATLANTA — Georgia Governor Nathan Deal says that hospitals in the state are prepared for an outbreak of Ebola and he supports the proposed ban on travelers from countries that have been hard hit by the virus. Health officials at the state level and health care service providers are collaborating in preparation for the possibility of Ebola illnesses and patient isolation.


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