Nurse arrested, charged with delivering a controlled substance

Local - 8/28/2013 12:44 PM
BECKLEY - A nurse at Jackie Withrow Hospital was arrested Tuesday and is accused of selling prescription medication.

Crystal Graham, 38, of Beckley, faced a felony charge of delivering a controlled substance.  Sgt. J.C. Canaday with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office said in a criminal complaint that Graham sold hydrocodone pills to a confidential source working with law enforcement from her residence on Stanley Street.  Canaday said that while they executed a search warrant on her home, police found various types of medication that was taken from the hospital as indicated by it's packaging.

Graham was booked in Southern Regional Jail.  She's held on $25,000 bond.

Investigators said hospital administration is cooperating and more charges could follow.

The investigation is ongoing.


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