A Henrico County physician assistant faces up to 20 a long time in prison and a $1 million fantastic when he is sentenced in June in federal court for illegally dispensing prescription opioid medications.
In pleading guilty on Monday to one depend of distribution of oxycodone, Noah N. David, 39, admitted that on Sept. 7, 2018, he knowingly distributed 60 or a lot more capsules of the drug exterior the scope of his skilled exercise and for no legitimate medical reason.
In accordance to a court doc, the Virginia Board of Medicine observed that from 2014 to 2018 he wrote a lot more than 80 prescriptions for his wife, which include 63 for oxycodone of a variety of strengths, 9 for hydrocodone, 8 for diazepam and four for codeine. The prescriptions ended up published in her maiden and married names and with out an evaluation or any client records as essential by Virginia regulation.
He also admitted to the Virginia Department of Well being Professions that he wrote these kinds of prescriptions for other individuals and that he persuaded two of his previous colleagues to write prescriptions for managed substances on his behalf.
A assertion of info signed by David states that he was a licensed health practitioner assistant and since 2014 was registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to dispense and prescribe managed substances. His license expires in April and his DEA registration up coming calendar year.