Paducah teen accused of trying to sell prescription cough medicine on social media
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A Paducah, Kentucky teenager was arrested after police say he tried to sell prescription cough medicine on his social media page.
Mark Stigger, 19, was charged with trafficking in a legend drug, first offense.
According to Paducah police, their prescription drug investigator received information that a post on Stigger's social media page showed a picture of a bottle of Promethazine, and included messages stating the drug was for sale for $60.
Officers talked to the prescribing pharmacy, which said the medicine had been delivered to its rightful recipient, a relative of Stigger's, on Jan. 21. They say the woman for whom the medicine was intended told them she noticed the medicine missing after Stigger had visited her.
Police got a warrant for Stigger's arrest. He was arrested on Wednesday morning, Jan. 28 and booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.
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