Suspected pill mill in Humble uncovered

March 19, 2010 3:07:24 PM PDT
A fire at a clinic in Humble has uncovered what investigators describe as a major illegal pill distribution operation. The fire happened back in January at the Uptown Medical Clinic. Authorities say they found thousands of prescription pads, many of which had been pre-signed. Investigators say the clinic's owners and the medical director worked together to prescribe narcotics for non-medical purposes.

Four people now face charges, including a doctor who was one of the top prescription writers last year.