Pharm tech revoked after theft of 10,884 oxymorphone, oxycodone & Xanax pills worth $90k

29-year-old Amy Lynn had her pharmacy technician registration revoked by the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy for diverting 10,884 pills, including oxymorphone, oxycodone, and alprazolam. Her workplace suffered a loss of $90,000.

On July 20th, the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, Division of Health Related Board of the Tennessee Department of Health issued a Final Consent Order during a public meeting revoking the pharmacy technician registration from Amy Lynn of Sango. The order states that Mrs. Lynn voluntarily agreed to the action to avoid further administrative action.

The Medicine Shoppe on Madison (Source Facebook)
The Medicine Shoppe on Madison (Source Facebook)

On November 19th, an investigation by The Medicine Shoppe on Madison Street discovered over 10,000 narcotic and benzodiazepine pills were missing. In the types and amounts as follows: 8,565 oxymorphone pills in 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10-milligram (mg) increments, 2,296 oxycodone pills in 30, 20, 15 and 10 mg increments and 23 (2 mg) Xanax. Amy Lynn was employed at the pharmacy and when she was asked to participate in a drug screen and refused, despite her denial of the theft. The signed order states that she eventually admitted to the diversion of the product valued at $90,000.

On December 12th, 2019, Amy Lynn was arrested and charged with theft of property $60,000 – $250,000 and her bond was set at $10,000. The case has been rescheduled multiple times due to COVID-19 and the next date is pending for August 27th at 9:00 a.m.

Trish Butler

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  1. Lori Mendoza

    Definitely a crime with the theft of the controlled substances but I guarantee that price is majorly inflated. Actual cost of those drugs is probably not even 1/3 of the amount they are claiming. May be the amount they would have charged patients but def. not what they paid for them.

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