12:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 UPDATE: Two people who were wanted for writing fake prescriptions in Mercer County are now in Jail. Tammy Reeves, 41, and Douglas Smith, 39, are each charged with 165 counts of prescription fraud.
Warrants were issued for their arrest back in July. They were booked into the Southern Regional Jail on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Reeves and Smith are each being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.
ORIGINAL STORY: Bluefield Police are on the hunt after two people rack up more than 160 drug charges.
According to Bluefield Police, Douglas Smith and Tammy Reeves are charged with 165 counts of prescription fraud and conspiracy. Reeves allegedly tried to get a prescription fraudulently.
Officers reportedly found multiple prescription slips written in various names, along with bottles containing Percocet and Ibuprofen.
Police believe Smith is a physician’s assistant at Princeton Community Hospital. Reeves allegedly told investigators Smith was the one writing the prescriptions and admitted they were in a relationship.
Smith reportedly told police he wrote about 200 fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances.
Warrants were issued for both Smith and Reeves.