Local Veterinarian Charged With Illegally Obtaining Narcotics

According to a report in THE PROGRESS, Dr. Jesse E. Shirey, 42, of St. Marys has been charged with illegally obtaining narcotic painkillers. Shirey this week waived his right to a preliminary hearing. According to the report, Shirey was signing out Tramadol regularly, sometimes multiple 1,000 count bottles at a time. Tramadol is a narcotic and is a Schedule IV controlled substance. (READ MORE)