A Coal Hill resident has been arrested on drug charges after officers made three separate purchases of prescription medication from her on different occasions. The arrest concluded the joint investigation between the Coal Hill P.D. and the Sheriff's Office. Arrested was Freda Nichols, age 47. She is charged with three counts of Delivery Of A Controlled Substance. She appeared before Circuit Judge Bill Pearson on Friday, March 18. She was released on her own recognizance and ordered to appear in Circuit Court on May 6 for formal arraignment.