Tomah VA Medical Center employee arrested, accused of trying to sell drugs at the facility

TOMAH -- An employee of the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center and two others have been arrested on charges of selling or attempting to sell illegal drugs at the facility.

The Tomah Police Department and the veterans hospital announced the arrests on Wednesday, July 22nd. The Tomah VA has been the center of state and federal investigations for the over-prescription of narcotics, retaliatory behavior and other problems.

Wednesday's release says a 60-year-old Tomah man was arrested Monday after trying to sell illegal narcotics on the VA hospital property. Police say a 49-year-old Sparta woman who allegedly provided the drugs to the man was also arrested.

A 61-year-old Tomah man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly attempting to sell medications to a veteran on the hospital grounds.