Dr. Oliver Herndon
A local doctor has been sentenced for prescribing painkillers to patients who didn’t need them.
A local doctor is going to trial for allegedly prescribing large doses of powerful drugs to patients who didn’t need them. At Tuesday’s hearing, Dr. Oliver Herndon pleaded not guilty to seven felony counts.
Armed with a search warrant, agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI and the state Attorney General’s office raided the office of Dr. Oliver Herndon who is suspected of passing bad scripts to able-bodied patients.
Police say a man with a gun tried to rob a doctor’s office in Washington County. This happened at the offices of Dr. Oliver Herndon on Waterdam Plaza Drive in Peters Township Monday.