Monroe doctor arrested for more than 100 drug charges


MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Dr. David Scott Burkett was arrested Wednesday, September 9, after an investigation by Louisiana State Police.

According to Louisiana State Police Burkett is charged with 106 counts of illegal distribution of a schedule two drug.

Schedule two drugs are highly addictive, examples include methadone, oxycodone and fentanyl,

Burkett is facing several other charges including conspiracy to distribute a schedule two drug.

His bond is set at $992,000.

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