Pain Clinics Arrest

A federal appeals court has upheld the sentence of a Louisiana businessman for distributing pills in eastern Kentucky illegally through pain clinic patients.

Former Pain Clinic Owner Arrested In Kentucky

Jan 14, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A pain management clinic owner who uprooted his business from Kentucky following a crackdown on prescription drug abuse was arrested Monday on drug and money laundering charges.

Ernest William Singleton, 44, was arrested in Washington County in central Kentucky, where he lives, on charges of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and conspiracy to launder funds from October 2010 until this month, federal and state authorities said. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison on each count.