Case File #1 Physician convicted and sentenced for distribution of controlled substances relating to the purchase, sale and delivery of narcotic pills.

A physician bought and prescribed thousands of narcotic pills after the physician’s state license to practice and Drug Enforcement Agency certification to write scripts expired. Large amounts of narcotics were prescribed during a three year period of time before the physicians arrest and indictment. The physician was charged with prescribing outside a patient relationship, delivery of a controlled substance, and possession of a controlled substance. At one pharmacy, prior to the physicians license expiration, of 840 prescriptions and refills written only 10 were valid.