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  • Former Baton Rouge rehab worker pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

    September 4, 2015 8:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A former director of a Baton Rouge rehabilitation and detoxification treatment center admitted in federal court that she surreptitiously used patient information to obtain and distribute thousands of prescription medications. U.S. Attorney Walt Green said in a news release that 49-year-old Shanta Barnes also obtained Medicaid reimbursements for... more »
  • Two accused of stealing nursing home drugs for Vegas trip

    May 25, 2015 12:16 PM

    SLIDELL - Police charged a former teacher and a Slidell nursing home director with trying to steal prescription drugs as part of a scheme to sell them and run off to Las Vegas. Slidell Police arrested 36-year-old Patrick Lampard and 46-year-old Bonnie Pritchard for possessing drugs with the intent... more »
  • Clinic director among 27 in EBR charged in massive DEA operation

    May 20, 2015 3:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal authorities announced more than 280 people face charges for illegally distributing prescription drugs across the south, including the director of a rehab and detox clinic in Baton Rouge. The Drug Enforcement Administration's "Operation Pilluted" spent 15 months tracking the pill trade and involved nearly 1,000... more »
  • Police: Calif. teens drug parents to use internet

    January 3, 2013 12:38 PM

    ROCKLIN, Calif. - Police say two California teenagers used a prescription sleeping medication to spike the milkshakes of too-strict parents so they could log onto the Internet. The parents called police and the 15-year-old Rocklin girl and a 16-year-old friend were taken to Juvenile Hall. Rocklin is 20 miles northeast... more »
  • 51 arrested in Medicaid prescription probe

    June 23, 2011 3:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Fifty-one people have been arrested in connection with a Medicaid fraud investigation in Louisiana. The state attorney general says 50 of those arrested were Medicaid recipients. The other was a former pharmacist in Metairie. Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell says charges include Medicaid fraud and dispensing dangerous drugs... more »

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