Monday, November 9, 2009

Man Caught with 700 Xanax Pills

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TOLLESBORO, Ky (WSAZ) -- Sheriff's deputies in Lewis County have arrested a man they say was trying to sell prescription pills to a confidential informant.

On Friday Eddie Smith, of Tollesboro, was pulled over in his hometown and deputies discovered a pill bottle with more than 700 Xanax pills inside.

The pills had an estimated street value of $7,000.

Smith is charged with trafficking a controlled substance and second offense possession of a controlled substance. He is being held at the Lewis County Detention Center.

Smith is 35-years-old.