Madisonville Drug Ring

A Madisonville Firefighter is the latest person jailed, in connection with a drug ring tied to prominent Hopkins County doctors and lawyers.

25-year-old Charles Matt Vaughn surrendered to authorities.

He's charged with selling cocaine to plastic surgeon, Sean Maguire, who's the central figure in the drug investigation.

Vaughn is the 13th person arrested as a result of the three-year investigation.

Maguire is currently in drug rehab in Atlanta, and is expected to turn himself in when he gets out.

Madisonville Attorney, William Nesbit is charged with drug trafficking.

And Brijido Lopez, a prominent doctor for the Trover Foundation is charged with giving Nesbit information about his prescription drug purchases.

The arrests have stunned the community, and police say it's the result of organized crime.


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