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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Pain Doctor Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Overprescribing Controlled Substances

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A resident of Johnstown, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Glenn Davis, 63, of Johnstown, Pa., pleaded guilty to 24 counts of the Indictment before United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson.

In connection with the guilty plea to Counts one through 24, from June 4, 2012 to August 29, 2012, Dr. Davis prescribed and distributed thousands of Schedule II controlled substances (i.e., Oxycodone and Methadone) to “Patient A” outside the usual course of professional practice.

Immediately following his guilty plea, Dr. Davis was sentenced by Judge Gibson to 72 months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, and a $2,400 special assessment.

Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General, the Cambria County Drug Task Force, and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Davis.

Topic: 
Prescription Drugs
Updated February 24, 2016