CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo
UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Latest News | Getting Around Town | Traffic Map | Listen Live: WCBS 880 | 1010 WINS

News

Feds Raid L.I. Doctor’s Office In Prescription Painkiller Investigation

View Comments
Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

TRI-STATE NEWS HEADLINES

From our newsroom to your inbox weekday mornings at 9AM.
Sign Up

PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. (AP) — Federal agents have raided a Long Island doctor’s office as part of an ongoing prescription painkillers investigation.

According to Newsday, six Drug Enforcement Administration agents removed boxes of records Wednesday night from the office of Dr. Frank Telang in Port Jefferson Station.

The DEA stressed that he is not charged with any crime.

His attorney, James McElhone, says Telang is a “widely respected doctor” and has “absolutely” done nothing wrong.

He’s the third Long Island doctor to face scrutiny in a prescription drug probe that began in March.

Please leave a comment below…

(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments