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Suspected pill mill doctor plans to plead guilty

A doctor accused of illegally distributing drugs at a Paintsville clinic plans to plead guilty. The Lexington Herald Leader reports Richard W. Albert's attorney filed a motion seeking a hearing for Albert to plead guilty. Authorities raided his house and clinic earlier this year. Albert is accused of operating a pill mill beginning in January, 2008. He faces up to 20 years in prison.

Filed under: Johnson Co. | Prescription pill abuse | Court cases


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