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August 30,  2018- Gene Anderson, the owner of the drug store, declined to speak after the store was reopened around noon, however, a woman who identified herself as his girlfriend claimed the inspection was a routine audit. “Gene is cooperating with the DEA,” she said. “We welcome the DEA anytime. This was a pill audit, and Gene wants the public to know he understands the opioid crisis is very real but has no time to participate in that.” The woman also stressed that Anderson, who has owned the store for more than 40 years, has done nothing wrong. Bladen County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Larry Guyton confirmed Anderson was not taken into custody. However, federal court documents indicate the DEA has been investigating the pharmacy since at least mid-July. According to an affidavit in support of the administrative inspection, Anderson’s Drug Store sold more than 365,000 oxycodone pills in 2017 and has sold 317,950 as of May 31 of this year…

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