Mistrial declared for case involving nation's largest opioid sting

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PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - October 30
Court records indicate a federal jury declared a mistrial in the case of a Pike County Dr. Scotty Akers and his assistant Serissa Stamper.

A status conference is now scheduled for November 22.

October 25
The federal trial of a Pike County doctor and his office manager could continue into next week. At last check on Friday, testimony was still being heard.

Scotty Akers and Serissa Stamper were arrested earlier this year in the nation's largest opioid sting.

October 18
A trial in connection to the nation's largest opioid sting begins Monday.

Friday, a jury was seated in the case of Pike County doctor, Scotty Aker, and his office assistant Serissa Stamper.

Prosecutors say the pair exchanged opioid prescriptions for cash from people on Facebook.

It is unclear how long that trial may last.