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Mississippi Chiropractor Charged With Selling Fentanyl
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Mississippi Chiropractor Charged With Selling Fentanyl

GULFPORT, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi chiropractor accused of selling fentanyl and being in possession of drug paraphernalia was taken into custody after an undercover investigation.Joseph “Joey” Andrew Rogers, 53, of Long Beach, faces charges including possession of meth, tampering with evidence and sale of a controlled substance. The fentanyl charges came from "previous undercover operations," Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said in a news release.Authorities executed search warrants Wednesday at the home and office of Rogers, the Sun Herald reported. When authorities arrived at Rogers' house to serve the warrant, he fled and discarded a substance suspected to be fentanyl in the toilet.Rogers was apprehended and arrested. Investigators found meth and paraphernalia used for ingesti...