EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSDoctor Let License Expire, Charged For Practicing
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Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Oct. 18, 2013 3:07 PM EDT
Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky
A northeastern Kentucky doctor whose license expired earlier this year has been charged with practicing medicine without a license.
The Independent reported Kentucky State Police arrested Jennifer G. Collins, 56, on a complaint from the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.
Under Kentucky law, practicing medicine without a license is a Class D felony that carries a prison sentence of one to five years.
Boyd Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice said Collins failed to renew the license, even after being warned she needed to do so by the medical licensure board.
Various websites state is a family practitioner with 23 years of experience, was released from custody on the condition she cease seeing patients until she resolves her licensing issues.
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