Medical professionals in Ohio and Kentucky charged with unlawful distribution of opioids


CINCINNATI (WXIX) -The U.S. Department of Justice is charging 12 medical professionals across the U.S., including four from Ohio and Kentucky, with unlawful distribution of opioids.

Federal officials say Dr. Jay Sadrinia, 59, of Villa Hills, Kentucky, was charged by indictment with four counts of illegal distribution of oxycodone and morphine sulfate. In addition, Sadrinia was also charged with one count of illegal distribution of morphine sulfate, resulting in death or serious bodily injury.