TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A joint-investigation between the FDLE Tallahassee and the DEA is officially closed after a doctor was sentenced to 13 years in prison for operating a pill mill from his home.
According to the Jackson County Floridian, David Flick, a Marianna doctor, was sentenced to 13 years for three drug trafficking offenses and five years each on six fraud counts. The sentences will be spent concurrently.
Operation Ice Queen, a major joint investigation between FDLE Tallahassee, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, has finally concluded after Flick's sentencing.
He was the last of 95 defendants to be sentenced in the operation.
The investigation revealed a drug trafficking operation taking place in Bay and Calhoun counties with Flick identified as operating a pill mill from his home, writing more than a 1,000 prescriptions for nearly 50,000 controlled substances over a nine-month period.