Local doctor pleads guilty to multiple felony charges

Crimes and Courts

A Wintersville doctor has admitted to writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton practice.

52-year-old Dr. Tod Hagins pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances Outside the Bounds of Professional Medical Practice,” one count of “Healthcare Fraud,” and one count of “Money Laundering.”

He operated a general medical practice as well as the Weirton Suboxone Clinic.

He faces up to 50 years in jail and fines of up to one million dollars.

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