BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police and DEA agents have arrested Dr. James Hines, 64, for prescribing narcotics to patients in exchange for money.
Police say the patients had no medical need for the drugs. Police began investigating Hines in October 2013 after receiving numerous complaints.
Hines was charged with illegal distribution.
He is currently in the East Baton Rouge Parish prison.