Crime

A D’Iberville man owes $20,000 to a pharmacy, judge says. Here’s why.

Travis Lee Fulgham
Travis Lee Fulgham

Large numbers of pills went missing from a pharmacy technician’s shift at a D’Iberville pharmacy.

The DEA, court papers show, viewed video surveillance footage from Back Bay Pharmacy showed the woman stealing the pills.

Her son, found with 100 oxycodone pills in a traffic stop, is now going to prison for distributing $20,000 in pills his mother took.

Travis Lee Fulgham, 24, of D’Iberville received a prison term of seven years and three months on Thursday. He also was ordered pay the pharmacy $20,000.

U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced him in a case investigated by the DEA Tactical Diversion Squad and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Meynardie.

Fulgham accepted a plea deal Sept. 12.

His mother, Carla Ann Fulgham, and Lance Wayne Errington have also pleaded guilty to the same charge, possession with intent to distribute oxycodone.

Sheriff Troy Peterson says prescription drugs are a huge issue on Mississippi Gulf Coast.

SunHerald.com will update this report.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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