Charles County sheriff’s office, DEA bust pharmacist, assistant for dealing illegal drugs

The Charles County sheriff’s office and the Drug Enforcement Administration say they’ve busted a Waldorf pharmacist and his assistant for illegally selling drugs.

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Northgate Pharmacy owner Vincent Ippolito, 62, of Waldorf and Denise Marie Shifflett, 45, of La Plata were indicted by a grand jury in August – and arrested last week.

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According to investigators, Ippolito sold drugs to an undercover cop, while Shifflett was selling drugs from the pharmacy on the street.

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The sheriff’s office and the DEA had been investigating the pair for a year.