Ex-Gulf Shores psychiatrist sentenced in federal pill mill case

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GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — A doctor from Fairhope will serve no jail time for his role in a federal pill mill case.

Federal agents raided the offices of Dr. James Henry Edwards in July of 2019. Edwards, a psychiatrist, had practices in Opelika and in Gulf Shores.

He pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting the acquisition of a controlled substance. As part of a plea deal, he was sentenced to two years probation and was ordered to surrender his medical license.

Read the full story from the Associated Press here.

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