Plea Deal for Lander Pharmacist Accused of Stealing Drugs

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Plea Deal for Lander Pharmacist Accused of Stealing Drugs

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A Lander pharmacist accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of prescription drugs has reached a plea deal.

KCWY-TV in Casper reports 33-year-old Andrew Paxson has agreed to plead guilty to one felony count of larceny and one misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance. As part of the deal, he will receive a deferred prosecution and five years of probation.

Paxson is accused of taking nearly $5,000 worth of narcotics, including morphine sulfate and dextroamphetamine, while he was a pharmacist at the Lander Shopko.

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