Lake City doctor accused of writing illegal prescriptions

LAKE CITY, Fla. -- A doctor in Lake City was arrested for allegedly writing false prescriptions for Oxycodone.

According to the Lake City Police Department, Dr. Andrew Grossman, who works at the Lake City Medical Center, wrote two prescriptions Sunday for the controlled substance Oxycodone and placed them in his pocket.

LCMC staffers alerted police of the problem. The staffers said the patients listed on the prescriptions were not at the facility.

Dr. Grossman, 50, was arrested and booked into the Columbia County Detention Center.

Staffers say Grossman was recently hired at the facility.


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