48 Arrested In Prescription Drug Sting

Four dozen people have been arrested in an undercover sting aimed at prescription drug fraud and abuse in Coffee County, the state Office of Inspector General announced this week.

Three of those arrested are facing TennCare fraud charges; James Robert Hutson, 42, charged with TennCare fraud; Kimberly Elaine Fannin, 40, accused of aiding and abetting him in an effort to sell pain pills that had been wrongfully obtained; and Brittany LeeAnne Baker, 19, charged with TennCare fraud. The three are from Tullahoma.

Undercover agents posed as prospective buyers of drugs in the operation dubbed “Lucky Charms.” Manchester Police, the Coffee County Sheriff and the Inspector General’s Office were involved, according to the news release.

  • Amy Liorate

    Philanthropic tyranny is breeding criminals.

    In this case we’ve come across a round-about where Drug War Boulevard intersects with the road to Hell. A public funded statue named Good Intentions adorns the middle of the round-about.

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