A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea Of Former Rochester Pharmacy Technician Who Posed As Doctor To Illegally Obtain Prescription Narcotics
ROCHESTER - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the guilty plea of William Martinez, 34, of Rochester, who admitted in court to posing as a doctor in order to unlawfully obtain narcotics from a pharmacy using his Medicaid benefits card. Martinez pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree, a Class C felony, before The Honorable Melchor Castro in Monroe County Court. Mr. Martinez is expected to receive a determinate prison term of 1.5 years, 1.5 years of post-release supervision, and restitution for the cost to the Medicaid program when sentencing occurs on May 29.
- Date:May 15, 2015
- Agency:New York Attorney General
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