Buffalo pharmacist faces up to 20 years in prison for selling pills out of office

BUFFALO, W.Va. — A Putnam County pharmacist has been found guilty of conspiring to dispense and distribute oxycodone and oxymorphone.

On Tuesday, Jackson Noel was sentenced up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine for selling the drugs from June 2015 to December 2016 to people in eastern Kentucky.

The investigation concluded that Noel sold pills from his pharmacy in Buffalo to individuals on a cash-only basis.