Carthage Woman Faces Pill Trafficking Charges
A Carthage woman was jailed under a $1.01 million bond Thursday after being arrested on charges of trafficking in controlled prescription pills.
Sheriff's deputies charged Debora Carol Kirk, 39, of 311 Martin St., with six counts of felony trafficking in opium, two counts of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule II controlled substance, two counts of felony deliver a schedule II controlled substance, two counts of felony deliver a schedule II controlled substance, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, felony sell a schedule IV controlled substance and felony deliver a schedule IV controlled substance, according to a press release.
She also has been charged with three counts of felony obtaining controlled substance by misrepresentation to a healthcare provider and with failure to appear in court for prescription fraud/forgery.
Kirk's arrest stemmed from an undercover drug investigation conducted by officers from the Moore County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit during May and June, according to the release.
During the investigation, officers purchased and seized 73 Methadone pills and 21 Xanax pills.
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