Waynesboro Man arrested in Alabama; Feds search his drugstore - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Waynesboro Man arrested in Alabama; Feds search his drugstore

WAYNESBORO, MS (WDAM) -

On Wednesday, local, state, and federal agency searched Cooley's Pharmacy on Mississippi Street in Waynesboro.

The owner, former Waynesboro pharmacist, Keith Cooley, 53, was arrested on Saturday in Fruitdale, Alabama, during a safety checkpoint on Highway 45.

Washington County Authorities say he was arrested on 12 drug-related charges. Officers also found several guns in Cooley's vehicle, but he did not have a weapon permit in his possession.

Local authorities could not say what state and federal agencies were looking for or confiscated from the closed down pharmacy. Cooley remains in the Washington County Alabama jail on a $63,000 bond.

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