A 57-year-old man was arrested and also picked up a felony drug charge after police claimed they pulled him over while traveling at 95 mph on Interstate 295 in the Hopewell, Virginia area. The drug charge, however, was only a portion of the man's legal woes. He was also charged with three counts of child endangerment.
While some area residents might snicker at the irony of the situation, there is nothing funny about the drug-related offenses that an assistant professor at Radford University currently faces. One media report pointed out that the professor was known to lead a seminar entitled "War on Drugs" at the school.
The former police chief in Pennington Gap, Virginia, recently admitted to distributing prescription drugs in addition to orchestrating the robbery of a popular pharmacy chain with other individuals. With an overwhelming amount of evidence weighing against the man, he owned up to the drug-related offenses, which included conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute oxycodone and burglary.
A Virginia dentist faces a stiff prison sentence after his conviction on a variety of felony charges, including distribution of controlled substances.