Police: Podiatrist received marijuana for prescriptions
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WTVR) – Police have arrested a Colonial Heights podiatrist accused of writing prescriptions in exchange for marijuana.
Police said 61-year-old Dr. Richard Caudell was arrested Friday after an 8-month investigation by the Colonial Heights Police, Virginia State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Caudell was served with three indictments for distributing a controlled substance, according to a news release.
Police said Caudell wrote prescriptions for Oxycodone, a narcotic, in exchange for the marijuana.
Caudell is being held at the Riverside Regional Jail with no bond.