Rush Limbaugh Arrested on Prescription Drug Charges
Posted on Apr 28, 2006
The radio talk show host has been arrested for concealing information in order to obtain prescription drugs. He turned himself in to Palm Beach County, Fla., authorities and was released on $3,000 bail.
The Palm Beach County, Florida, sheriff’s Office says Rush Limbaugh has been arrested on prescription fraud charges.
Limbaugh turned himself into authorities on a warrant issued by the state attorney’s office, said agency spokesperson Teri Barbera.
The conservative radio commentator came into the jail about 4 p.m with his attorney, Roy Black, and was released an hour later on $3,000 bail.
The warrant was for fraud to conceal information to obtain prescription. Barbera said.
From the NY Post
The New York Post ran this cover on Oct. 2, 2003, when news broke that radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was being investigated for allegedly buying thousands of addictive painkillers from a black-market drug ring. Limbaugh was arrested again Apr. 28, 2006, on prescription fraud charges.