Dr Bush faces drug charges

A 59-year-old dentist from Rayne was arrested shortly before midnight Thursday evening. Jan. 29.

According to Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon, following a joint investigation by members of the Acadia Parish Drug Strike Force & D E A, a search warrant was executed on the residence of Dr. James R. Bush, Jr. located on South Polk Street in Rayne.

Bush was arrested without incident and charged with Distribution of Oxycodone, Distribution of Alprozalam, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Darvocet, Possession of Amphetamines and two counts of Illegal Prescribing of Medications.

Melancon stated that Bush surrendered his DEA license prior to being placed in the Acadia Parish Jail. No bond has been set at this time.

Lafayette Metro Narcotics provided technical assisted in the investigation.

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