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5,000 Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Seized in Southeast Kansas, Two People Arrested


PITTSBURG, Kan. (KPR) — Two people have been arrested and 5,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills have been seized in southeast Kansas. According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, authorities executed a search warrant late Thursday morning in Pittsburg, where they confiscated the pills, a large amount of cash, firearms and ammunition.

Kansas Public Radio reports that 39-year-old Horace Wright and 43-year-old Amanda Lee, both of Pittsburg, were arrested on drug and weapons charges. They are also charged with aggravated child endangerment.

The investigation was carried out by the KBI, Kansas Highway Patrol, Office of Homeland Security, Crawford and Bourbon County sheriff’s offices and the Pittsburg Police Department.