Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Ashland Doctor Found Guilty on 8 of 12 Counts

On Tuesday, a jury found Stephanie Tarapchak, D.O. of Ashland guilty on 8 of the 12 counts against her in Lackawanna County.

According to the Times Tribune, Tarapchak's was found guilty on charges of drug delivery resulting in death and insurance fraud.

Stephanie Tarapchak, 45, Ashland, is accused of unlawfully prescribing pain killers like oxycodone that led to overdoses and one death. Prosecutors say she prescribed drugs without a physical exam, dispensed drugs to herself and her family, and even smuggled drugs into the Lackawanna County Prison.

Full story from the Times Tribune