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Local Woman Sentenced In Opioid Trafficking Case

Written by The Bee

June 28, 2018

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KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A former medical billing assistant accused of leading an opioid trafficking ring in Mohave County has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office said in a statement Thursday that Amanda Lee Doyle was sentenced after pleading guilty in May to charges that included attempting to obtain a narcotic drug by fraud and attempted computer tampering.

Authorities accuse her of creating profiles for fictitious patients in a medical records database and forging prescriptions for them. Afterward, she gave the prescriptions to others in the trafficking ring to fill, and then bought the pills or split them with the other person.

The Arizona attorney general, Mohave County sheriff, and Bullhead and Kingman police collaborated on the investigation.

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1 Comment

  1. Karen

    Because of this BITCH. THOSE of us that have to have the medication to make it through the day without severe pain .And now because of the crap that fell into our backsso even though there is positive proof that we need it. But still the law makers are punishing us for what they stupidity and greed. How can this be beneficial for those of us who are getting cut back?

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