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Akron Physician and Three Employees Indicted For Illegally Prescribing Hundreds of Thousands of Painkillers and Other Pills

An Akron physician and three of his employees were indicted for illegally prescribing hundreds of thousands of doses of painkillers and other pills to customers for no legitimate medical purpose, even after he learned some customers had died from overdose-related deaths, law enforcement officials announced today. Adolph Harper, Jr., 63, of Akron, Adria Harper, 34, of Akron, Patricia Laughman, 51, of Barberton, Ohio, and Tequilla Berry, 35, of Akron, are all named in the 134-count indictment.


Action Details

  • Date:March 26, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions