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Article updated: 1/16/2013 8:33 AM

S. Ind. man accused of selling drugs through mail

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By Associated Press

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. -- A southern Indiana man faces multiple drug charges alleging that he bought prescription drugs from overseas sellers and resold them in the U.S. through the mail.

Twenty-year-old Christopher Collard of Jeffersonville was arrested Monday on drug possession and dealing charges. Authorities say Collard bought Xanax and other narcotics from a source overseas and had them shipped to his home. He then allegedly resold the drugs and shipped them out to various locations in the U.S.

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Police are still investigating who Collard was allegedly selling the drugs to.

Clarksville Police Chief Mark Palmer tells the News and Tribune (http://bit.ly/V7ZRLA ) police and Postal Service inspectors began investigating after a package allegedly containing the prescription drugs was found after it was sent back to a post office for having the wrong address.

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