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Clarksdale family nurse practitioner arrested in federal drug investigation

Clarksdale nurse arrested for federal drug investigation; Source: MBN Clarksdale nurse arrested for federal drug investigation; Source: MBN
CLARKSDALE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Clarksdale family nurse practitioner has been arrested in an ongoing state and federal drug investigation.

On Monday, 68-year-old Gail Gibson, of Lyon, was arrested and booked at the Coahoma County Adult Detention Center.

Gibson is charged with fraudulently obtaining the controlled substance temazepam, which is used in the treatment of insomnia. She could also face additional charges.

Gibson has been released from jail on a recognizance bond.

The suspect’s arrest follows a weeks-long MBN investigation with the assistance of the state Board of Nursing, state Board of Pharmacy and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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