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October 23, 2017
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Doctor pleads guilty to a federal conspiracy charge
(2007-06-05)
(WOUB) - A Wood County doctor accused of trading prescription drugs for sex has pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge.

Prosecutors say Donald R. Kiser of Parkersburg prescribed thousands of pills without a legitimate medical reason.

The 49 year old osteopath pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Also yesterday, Kiser's wife, 31 year old Etta Lea Blankenship- Kiser, and 36 year old Arlene A. Gartin each pleaded to guilty to obtaining drugs by fraud with the help of others.
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