Brandon doctor arrested for allegedly abusing privilege to issue prescriptions

Dr. Steven Tincher (Photo: Brandon Police Departments)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Brandon doctor and his girlfriend are arrested on drug charges.

Brandon Police Chief William Thompson Jr. said officers arrested Dr. Steven Tincher at Merit Health Rankin in Brandon on Thursday.

Authorities said Tincher allegedly abused his privilege to write and issue prescriptions.

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Lindsey Peacock (Photo: Brandon Police Dept.)

His girlfriend, Lindsay Peacock, was arrested at a home on Linwood Drive. She is charged with two counts of conspiracy to traffic a controlled substance, and one count of conspiracy to sell a controlled substance.

Tincher is facing charges of two counts of trafficking a controlled substance and one count of sale of a controlled substance.

 

 

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