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DEA Raids Mickey Fine Pharmacy

8/21/2009 3:24 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The DEA is at Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills, warrant in hand, raiding the pharmacy that Michael Jackson used for years.

DEA Raids Mickey Fine Pharmacy

Law enforcement sources tell us they are searching for evidence of "improper dispensing of controlled substances," in connection with the death of Michael Jackson.

The pharmacy was used extensively by Dr. Arnold Klein and other doctors who treated Michael Jackson. Jackson obtained prescriptions for Demerol and many other drugs at Mickey Fine.

Mickey Fine sued Michael Jackson in 2007 for non-payment of a bill of more than $100,000. The case settled.

UPDATE: 4:51 PM PT Law enforcement sources tell TMZ the DEA found irregularities in Mickey Fine's drug dispensing practices when it came to Michael Jackson. Agents are searching records at the pharmacy for the various aliases Jackson used.

They are also looking at the drugs various doctors -- including Dr. Arnold Klein -- prescribed for the singer. And, we're told, one of the "irregularities" agents believe occurred is that the pharmacy may have refilled prescriptions that should not have been refilled and completely bypassed the doctor.

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Mary Uhlik    

Demerol is used for Migraines...I remember Michael having Severe Migraines....So that explains that drug...So Demerol is used when nothing else eases the pain...The point the LAPD is Making...Is to much..

1897 days ago
32.

ME    

77. Speaking of Dr. Klown, er, Klein, if he is the cosmetic surgeon who made Michael Jackson look like Joan Crawford (i.e. mug shot) that alone should send him to jail.

Posted at 8:06PM on Aug 21st 2009 by undaunted
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IF ANYBODY WAS A CLOWN IT WAS MJ. HELL HE WAS A FREAK THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE CIRCUS!!!!!!!!

1897 days ago
33.

danger baby    

Oh, right. Just because Mark Lester said this on the Today Show/Matt Lauer makes it true. Why don't you stop repeating garbage?? Mark Lester and Susan Etok are looking for attention and should be ignored. Stop and think before posting unsubstantiated claims.

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18. Even though these doctors contributed to his death...MJ has no one to blame but himself. He was warned by several people about the dangers of the drugs he was taking. (Harvey, I heard MJ has sperm donors as he was afraid of being intimate with a woman. Going in cup isn't like sleeping with a woman is it? Makes you wonder about who he was sexual attracted to)....

Posted at 3:37PM on Aug 21st 2009 by hmmm

1897 days ago
34.

Homie1Kanobe    

If Katherine KEEPS DANCING IN THE MINE FIELD...and keeps contesting, she can loose it all..Quit listening to JOE THE DEVIL.and watch out for your lawyers, they are going to get as much money out of you as they can....WHY,THEY ARE FREAKIN' LAWYERS..and suck alot of people dry.Before you know it they will have 40% of your 40%.....just sayin'

1897 days ago
35.

ADRIANA    

What a great man Michael Jackson was, he loved the world with all his heart, it was an unconditional love and he really wanted to heal it, stop wars and destruction and have people find a common ground in love and goodness and sharing !

People he cared for abused his trust deceived him, his father abused him verbally and physically; and then worst of all the media/press raped and stripped him of his dignity publicly and hounded him mercilessly. And through it all he smiled!

I wonder how many of us would withstand the same introspection into our lives and how we would handle the pain. Before we case stones at MJ maybe we should imagine ourselves in his life and ask ourselves how would we manage it? How would we escape the pain?


Michael, you were too good for this world, for the people here, for the decadence of the community around us. You are finally up with the angels, where you belong, may you RIP ! We will do our best to carry on your love and selflessness and teach it to our little ones.

1897 days ago
36.

Jaynie    

Gitter Done !

1897 days ago
37.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

Hey Sue..Good point 100,000 maybe in LA THAT NORMAL.Now 125,000 that to much.

1897 days ago
38.

ME    

MJ IS TO BLAME FOR HIS DEATH

1897 days ago
39.

Raejean    

Gee, I wonder who would have been encouraging them to refill the expired and non-refillable prescriptions? Not MJ, surely?

1897 days ago
40.

Raejean    

Adriana, if I had MJ's money and his alleged pain, I would get myself to a PAIN MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST and into a PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAM rather than become a junkie and conspire to illegally obtain prescriptions, courting unethical doctors and pharmacies with big wads of cash to look away from their professional obligations, ask no questions and just speedily supply my fixes!

1897 days ago
41.

Stranger in NC    

Stop blaming Michael for what happened. All of you haters are why he was so depressed and stressed. Even after his death you won't leave him alone. Why don't you take a look in the mirror before you judge him? Michael was and will always be the best so shut the f*ck up about him. I love you forever MJ.

1896 days ago
42.

Stranger in NC    

MICHAEL YOU WERE THE SEXIEST MAN THAT EVER LIVED. GOD BLESS YOUR SOUL. I HOPE ALL THESE CRIMINALS THAT HURT YOU GET WHAT'S COMING.

1896 days ago
43.

Stranger in NC    

HOAX!!! MJ AIN'T EVEN DEAD. LOOK AT THE FACTS THAT CONSTANTLY KEEP CHANGING..YOU SAID IT YOURSELVES. WHAT PHARMACY WOULD ALLOW SUM1 TO RUN UP A BILL LIKE THAT? DUH!! NONE, ITS ALL FOR THE MEDIA TO FONDLE THEMSELVES WHILE TRYING TO FIGURE IT ALL OUT.

1896 days ago
44.

Who Cares reads a wonder    

Did shared his dope or just the rope,,HUH rope a dope wow far out

1896 days ago
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Stranger in NC    

Its sad to see all these people with nothing better to do than sit at a computer and insult a man that has died. Did you know him? Did you see what he did on a daily basis? If you are stupid enough to believe all the lies told on Michael, then i feel sorry for you. Michael was putting his entire staff's pharmacy needs on one bill. That is why it was so high. Common sense will tell you that one man can't take all of the stuff the media is claiming, he would have died years ago.

1896 days ago
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