Federal authorities announced criminal indictments on Wednesday against a Coffee County, Tennessee doctor. The indictments are for allegedly distributing highly addictive opioids without legitimate medical reasons.
According to the Tennessean, the charges were announced as part of a multi-state investigation of 14 people accused of distributing opioids. Twelve of those charged are medical professionals
One indictment is against physician Yogeshwar Gill, 45, also known as Garry Gill, which specifically alleges he “routinely” worked with others to distribute hydrocodone, oxycodone and buprenorphine without medical cause between Sept. 4, 2019, and April 2022.
Gill operated a family practice clinic in Manchester. On Target News attempted to reach the clinic, but the listed phone number has been disconnected.
According to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, Gill has not been located. Authorities will continue to search for the doctor so an arrest can take place.