Former Philadelphia Doctor Sentenced To 30 Years For Running Pill Mill And Distributing Oxycodone Resulting In Patient Death
PHILADELPHIA - Today, a federal judge sentenced William J. O'Brien III, a former doctor of osteopathic medicine, to 30 years in prison for illegal distribution of controlled substances resulting in death and additional charges arising from O'Brien's operation of a pill mill. United States District Court Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro also ordered the defendant to serve five years of supervised release upon release from prison; pay restitution of $342,504 to the bankruptcy trustee in connection with his conviction for conspiracy to commit bankruptcy fraud; and pay a special assessment of $12,300. The court also entered a judgment of forfeiture.
- Date:October 5, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions