Friday, April 18, 2014

Pikeville Doctor Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

One Pikeville doctor admitted he allowed a pharmacy access to prescription drug samples.

Thad Manning pleaded guilty to conspiracy to misbranding drugs.

Manning agreed to pay $250,000, which represents the proceeds he received as a result of the conspiracy.

He also agreed to enter into a drug rehab center for an addiction of hydrocodone.

Manning will be sentenced in July. He faces one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.