Four Indiana Doctors Arrested In DEA Raid (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

July 25, 2014 Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:06 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (21Alive) -- DEA officials have arrested four doctors this morning in central Indiana as part of a several month long investigation.

RTV6 reports that 11 people, including 4 doctors, were arrested during multiple raids in Delaware, Hamilton, Howard, and Wayne counties. The arrests were made on charges of dealing a synthetic heroin substitute Suboxone.

The 4 doctors arrested were:

-Dr. Larry Ley, of Noblesville. Charged with 11 felonies.
-Dr. George Agapios, of Fishers. Charged with 5 felonies.
-Dr. Ronald Vierk, of Richmond. Charged with 2 felonies.
-Dr. Luella Bangura, of Lafayette. Charged with 4 felonies.

Investigators say that patients were able to get suboxone without a physical examination if they just paid $120. 27 undercover buys were made during the course of the investigation, according officials.

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