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Springfield nurse practitioner accused of operating clinic without license

Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 11:13 AM
Updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 1:53 PM
By: Breaking News Staff

UPDATE @ 1:50 p.m.

A Springfield nurse practitioner is under investigation for allegedly operating a pain management clinic without an appropriate license and illegally issuing prescriptions for controlled substances, according to the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy. 

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Investigators executed search warrants at the Springfield Primary Health Care on East High Street as well as the home of Douglas Shrewsbury on Scanlon Lane on Tuesday, the pharmacy board said in a media release. 

During the searches, investigators seized evidence, including prescription drugs and patient records, the pharmacy board said. 

No arrests have been made and charges from the investigation will be presented to the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office. 

Attempts to reach Shrewsbury for comments Tuesday were unsuccessful. 

UPDATE @ 12:15 p.m. 

Investigators with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the pharmacy board are also conducting an investigation at a home in the 1100 block of Scanlon Lane. 

The investigations at both locations are connected, according to officials. 

Additional details were not immediately available. We’ll continue to update this page as we learn more. 

FIRST REPORT

Investigators with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the pharmacy board are conducting an investigation at Springfield Primary Health Care on East High Street.

The investigation was ongoing at the medical offices around 10:45 a.m.

We’re working to learn what the investigation involves and will update this story as details are released.