MAYFIELD, Ky. (KFVS) – Two Michigan men are accused of stealing prescription drugs and blank prescriptions from a doctor from a clinic destroyed by the tornado.
Tommy Stowell, 48, of Albion, Mich., And Daiv Walter, 51, of Eaton Rapids, Mich., Each face multiple drug charges.
According to Mayfield Police, they stopped a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction on a one-way street.
They said a K-9 policeman alerted to the presence of drugs.
While searching the vehicle, they say they found several containers of methamphetamine and marijuana. Officers also found a large drawer overflowing with bags of prescription drugs and packs of controlled drug substances.
Police said the drugs came from the Mayfield Health and Rehabilitation Clinic, which was destroyed by a tornado on December 10.
They said they also found several blank doctors’ prescriptions at the clinic.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Stowell. He and his passenger, Daiv Walter, were questioned by detectives.
Police said the two men illegally entered the damaged clinic and took a large amount of medicine and controlled substances.
They say the two were leaving town after taking the items.
They were arrested and taken to Calloway County Jail.
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