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Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 10:29 pm

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WAAY) - Investigators in Lawrence County, Tenn., said a man with a history of drug convictions is back in jail on more drug charges.

Lawrence County Sheriff Jimmy Brown said Malcom Lee Willis, 72, of St. Joseph, Tenn., is charged with possession of a controlled substance schedule for resale.

Investigators said Willis was selling prescription pills while on parole for prior drug charges.

The arrest came after an undercover operation was conducted by the sheriff’s office and the St. Joseph Police Department.

Willis is being held in the Lawrence County Jail on a $20,000 bond.

Brown said more charges are expected.

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