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Agents shut down illegal pharmacies in western Sussex

Aug 27, 2014
Photo by: Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement

Patrons of Taco Town could get more than tacos at the Frankford store, say agents who broke up illegal pharmacies at several convenience stores Aug. 26 and arrested two Ocean City residents.

Agents with the Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco with the help of Delaware State Police, Milton police, Delaware Probation and Parole and the state Division of Professional Regulation searched several convenience stores in Selbyville and Frankford, said John Yeomans, director of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement.

Inside, Yeomans said, agents found prescription drugs and syringes for sale in an illegal pharmacy setting. Agents also found more than 500 bootleg DVDs and about $88,000 in cash.

Agents charged Oscar B. Jimenez, 35, and Isela Delgado, 31, both of Ocean City, Md. Jiminez was charged with operating a pharmacy without a license, delivery of noncontrolled prescription medication, delivery of a hypodermic syringe and trademark counterfeiting in connection with an operation at La Sierra, 58 West Church St., Selbyville. His bail was $5,500 unsecured.

Delgado was charged with operating a pharmacy without a license, delivery of noncontrolled prescription medication and delivery of a hypodermic syringe in connection with an operation at Taco Town. Her bail was $4,000 unsecured.

Yeoman's said agents are investigating Danny's Pizzeria in Selbyville; no further information is available.

 

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