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Brandon doctor arrested on drug trafficking charges

Steven Tincher - Source: Brandon Police Steven Tincher - Source: Brandon Police
Lindsay Peacock - Source: Brandon Police Lindsay Peacock - Source: Brandon Police
BRANDON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Brandon doctor has been arrested and charged with two counts of trafficking a controlled substances and sale of a controlled substance. 

On September 22, members of the Brandon Police Department Narcotics Unit, DEA, MBN, and the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure arrested Dr. Steven Tincher at Merit Health Rankin in Brandon. 

Tincher is charged with two counts of trafficking a controlled substance and one count of sale of a controlled substance. He is currently out of jail on a $100,000 bond.

These charges stem from the abuse of his privilege to write and issue prescriptions.

Also, in conjunction with this case, Lindsay Peacock, girlfriend of Dr. Tincher was arrested at a home they share on Linwood Drive in Brandon. She is being charged with two counts of conspiracy to traffic a controlled substance, and one count of conspiracy to sell a controlled substance. 

Peacock remains in the Rankin County Jail.  A hold has been placed on her by MDOC for possible parole revocation.

This is an ongoing investigation. Additional arrests and charges are expected in the case.  

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