Pharmacist accused of selling drugs to undercover cops
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A pharmacist is facing charges after he allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer.On Wednesday, April 20, a pharmacist for the Richmond Professional Pharmacy, located at 1601 Main, was arrested and charged with delivery of a controlled substance.
According to the Richmond Police Department, the arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by undercover officers from the Houston Police Department. An undercover officer was reportedly able to acquire several tablets of Hydrocodone, also known as LorCet or LorTab, and several tablets of Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, from the pharmacist. The controlled substances were delivered to the undercover officer in unmarked prescription vials in a cardboard box.
The suspect was identified as Bright Wokocha, a licensed and registered pharmacist. Wokocha was arrested and charged in Fort Bend County with delivery of a controlled substance, a felony. Officers also seized a large amount of cash.
Wokocha, who voluntarily surrendered his pharmacy license, was transported to the Fort Bend County Jail where he was released the next day after posting a $20,000 bond.
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