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Idaho doctor convicted of drug charges arrested in Kingston

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Dr. Rafael Beier (PHOTO: Facebook) Dr. Rafael Beier (PHOTO: Facebook)
KINGSTON, Idaho -

A Pinehurst doctor convicted of selling prescription pills has been arrested in Kingston. 

Rafael Beier had been on the run from the law after being convicted last week on charges of conspiring to distribute oxycodone and hydrocodone. Beier never showed up for his verdict hearing and a federal warrant was issued for his arrest. 

On Monday, the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force found Beier in a small RV on his property in Kingston. Beier at first refused to come out, but eventually surrendered without incident. Beier will be in federal court Tuesday morning. 

Beier faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $1,000,000 on the drug charges. 

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