PARKERSBURG, W.Va. -- An emergency room doctor in Parkersburg wrote prescriptions for pain medicine for patients and required them to give him half, State Police said.
Troopers on Friday arrested Dr. Robert Timothy Hogan II, 32, of Coolville, Ohio, according to a news release issued by State Police Lt. Michael Baylous. Hogan was charged with delivery of a controlled substance following an investigation lasting several months.
Hogan worked as an emergency room doctor at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, and, according to the release, frequently wrote prescriptions of Oxycontin to patients without performing physical exams.
In exchange for the prescriptions, Hogan allegedly required patients to give him half of the pills.He is currently being held North Central Regional Jail in lieu of a $250,000 bail.