Druggist Arrested In The Poconos

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BARRETT TOWNSHIP — A pharmacist from Monroe County is charged with illegally dealing drugs

Frank Mordente, 64, of Tobyhanna was arrested Thursday during a traffic stop.

Investigators say they found several bags of prescription drugs inside his vehicle.

Mordente worked for CVS in Mountainhome at the time.

CVS says he is no longer employed by the company and that they are cooperating with the investigation.

Mordente is locked up with bail set at $125,000.