ATLANTA - Federal agents have raided several clinics across metro Atlanta Wednesday night which they say are linked to suspected pill mills.
Federal agents are saying very
Ironically, the one person who was talking the most about what happened is the doctor who was meeting patients when the agents stormed in.
"My part here was purely treating the pain," said Dr. William Richardson with the Amarc Medical Clinic.
Richardson walked out the clinic a free man, but not out of the woods as drug enforcement agents poured through his employer's records, looking for evidence the facility was
Into the evening, agents loaded boxes and file cabinets into the back of a box truck.
"I wasn't trying to ...
Sources told Thomas federal agents, with help from the state patrol, raided at least five metro Atlanta sites Wednesday.
Those locations included a Lakewood Avenue clinic and a pharmacy a block away on Jonesboro road.
News Chopper 2 hovered above as agents gathered around another related clinic in Tyrone. Sources told Thomas two private homes, including one in Milton, were also searched.
While other clinic employees ran from Channel 2's camera, neighbors told Thomas they were ecstatic, saying they were tired of cars from all over Georgia and other states crowding their streets.
"The whole parking lot would be full of people. Hundreds of people out here getting pills every day," Neighbor Kevin Coles said.
Richardson said he's not sure if the clinic will be open Thursday, but he said he won't be there. In his words he's going to focus on other aspects of medicine now.