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SafeScript Pharmacies #6, is pictured on Feb. 20, 2012, in downtown Huntington. The target of a federal investigation, an analytics expert testified at a trial Monday against opioid wholesalers that prior to the pharmacy’s closure, AmerisourceBergen had been shipping it an average of 35,500 oxycodone doses a month, about seven times the national average.

Nine years ago, SafeScript, a small downtown Huntington pharmacy, was raided by federal agents and shut down after its owner was arrested on state drug trafficking charges when he was found in a parked pickup with a woman, prescription drugs, blank pharmacy labels and suspected drug ledgers.

The case went cold after his charges were dismissed, but an analytics expert testified at a trial against opioid wholesalers Monday that, prior to the pharmacy’s closure, AmerisourceBergen had been shipping it an average of 35,500 oxycodone doses a month, about seven times the national average.

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