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Wise Dentist Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges; Newton Mullins Admits to Obtaining Prescription Drugs by Fraud

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA - A Wise, Va. dentist has admitted to obtaining hydrocodone by fraud and to illegally distributing over 2,500 hydrocodone pills. Newton Carroll Mullins, 65, of Wise, Va., who operates a dental practice in Wise, Virginia, waived his right to be indicted this morning and pled guilty to a two-count Information charging him with one count of possession with the intent to distribute and distributing hydrocodone and one count of obtaining hydrocodone by fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:August 27, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions