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N. Idaho doctor sentenced to 16 years after illegally distributing prescription drugs

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Dr. Rafael Beier (PHOTO: Facebook) Dr. Rafael Beier (PHOTO: Facebook)
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

A judge sentenced a North Idaho doctor to 16 years in prison after he was found guilty of more than 60 counts of illegally distributing oxycodone and hydrocodone. 

Evidence at trial showed that between 2012 and May 2014, 63-year-old Rafael Beier sold prescriptions for highly addictive drugs in exchange for cash at locations such as bars, parking lots, stores, as well as his office. 

Beier was the co-owner of Silver Valley Medicine in Pinehurst. 

In addition to Beier's 16 year prison sentence, he was ordered to pay $63,000 in fines and forefeit proceeds of $732,800 in proceeds. 

Previous Coverage:

http://www.khq.com/story/32005116/arrest-warrant-issued-for-pinehurst-doctor-convicted-of-drug-conspiracy

http://www.khq.com/story/32043036/idaho-doctor-convicted-of-drug-charges-arrested-in-kingston

http://www.khq.com/story/32010577/fbi-now-searching-for-drug-dealing-n-idaho-doctor

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