Indiana dentist faces 8 counts of drug possession: 3 takeaways


New Albany, Ind., dentist David Lapsey, DMD, was arrested on drug charges after the dentist failed to stop at a stop sign, according to WBIW.

Here are three takeaways.

1. When police pulled Dr. Lapsey over, they noticed pills and marijuana in the dentist's care.

2. As police searched the car, they found hydrocodone, codeine and clonazepam. Dr. Lapsey noted he did not have prescriptions for all the pills. He said he occasionally gave patients the pills to relax them.

3. Indiana's Board of Dentistry was notified about the arrest and charges.

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