Russell County Pharmacist Faces more charges

A Russell County pharmacist faces additional charges for giving out prescription drugs illegally.

A Russell County Grand Jury returned indictments against 69-year old Leon Grider.

Grider was charged with trafficking in controlled substance, trafficking in controlled substance within one-thousand yards of a school, and seven counts of bribing a witness.

Grider allegedly gave money and drugs to witnesses in the case to influence them not to cooperate with police officers.

Grider was arrested today and was lodged in the Russell County Jail.