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Ferndale Doctor Pleads Guilty To Prescription Drug Trafficking

Dr. Joel Milliner, M.D., age 45, of Ferndale pleaded guilty yesterday to distribution of controlled substances including prescription pain killers, U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced. Milliner pleaded guilty to distribution of controlled substances outside of the course of legitimate medicine. Over the course of several months, Milliner wrote prescriptions for Opana and Oxycondone that he knew would be diverted for illicit purposes.


Action Details

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