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Austin pharmacy owner convicted of illegally distributing over 1M pills of oxycodone, hydrocodone


The co-owner of Austin's CC Pharmacy 2 and CC Pharmacy 3 was found guilty of unlawfully distributing controlled substances and laundering money, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Clint Carr of Cypress was convicted Monday by a federal jury after court evidence showed he and co-conspirator Dustin Curry had distributed over 1.1 million pills of oxycodone and hydrocodone from the two pharmacies in Austin, as well as pharmacies in Houston and Round Rock.

The pills were sold in bulk for cash by drug couriers posing as staff of long-term care facilities, according to trial evidence. CC Pharmacy brought in over $5.5 million from the illegal sale of the pills, a release from the DOJ says. Additional evidence shows the proceeds were used for a "lavish lifestyle" for Carr, including the down payment on a $100,000 Ford pickup truck.

Carr was convicted of one count of conspiracy to unlawfully distribute and dispense controlled substances, four counts of unlawfully distributing and dispensing controlled substances, one count of conspiracy to launder money and two counts of engaging in monetary transactions derived from unlawful activity. He faces a maximum total penalty of up to 140 years in prison.

Sentencing is scheduled for May 27.

Five other co-conspirators, including Carr's business partner, have pleaded guilty to the same crime.


Pickleball gold rush links LeBron with Austin and a network of local investors like Brené Brown

King James

It's not on the level of LeBron signing with the Spurs, but who knows, maybe you'll see him at Guero's one day, having a Rob's Especial marg and a No. 1 dinner?

LeBron James, Draymond Green, Kevin Love, LeBron's business partner Maverick Carter, and a bunch of other sports-related investors are buying a Major League Pickleball expansion franchise.

Oddly, MLP teams aren't associated with places, so at this point it's just "an expansion team."

But Major League Pickelball is based in Austin, created, according to the Austin Business Journal, by Dreamland and Richard's Rainwater owner Steve Kuhn.

League investors include familiar Austin names like C3 Presents founders Charles Attal and Charlie Walker, Parsley Energy founder and partial Austin FC owner Brian Sheffield, Silicon Labs Chairman Nav Sooch, and pickleball enthusiast Brené Brown.

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Camp Fimfo Waco

Camp Fimfo Waco, a brand new camping resort, is kicking off football and fall camping season in style! With top-notch amenities, premium accommodations, and 10 weekends of fall fun, there’s no better place to have a fall camping getaway, especially if you’re a Baylor football fan!

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