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Another Doctor and a Nurse Indicted for Participating in the Operation of a Montgomery "Pill Mill"

Montgomery, AL - On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, a physician and nurse were arrested after being indicted in the ongoing investigation and prosecution of a "pill mill" being operated out of a Montgomery, Alabama medical office. The two new defendants in this case are physician Willie J. Chester, Jr., 64, of Pike Road, Alabama, and nurse Stephanie Michelle Ott, 42, of Fairhope, Alabama. Previously charged in this investigation were nurse practitioners Lillian Akwuba and Elizabeth Cronier, physician Julio Delgado, and clerical workers Misty Michelle Fannin, Jacqueline Suzanne Brownfield, and Akash Kumar.


Action Details

  • Date:March 1, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions