Elko Woman Selling Pharmaceuticals

A  woman from Elko  was nabbed by narcotics units Thursday afternoon.

Officers acted on a tip from someone who said Melanie Ann Shaw was selling prescription pharmaceuticals. While it is unknown whether or not she had a prescription for them, investigators successfully purchased hydrocodone from the woman three times.

On top of peddling pain pills, police found a marijuana pipe in her possession at her residence.

Until she pays bail, which has been set at $30,637, she’ll have plenty of time to think about her problem.

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