UPDATE: Charges filed against Beckley doctor


4:45 p.m. Nov. 12, 2015 UPDATE:

Dr. J. Jorge Gordinho was arrested at around 10:30 on Thursday morning.  He was arraigned in front of a federal magistrate and charged with Distribution of a Schedule II Controlled Substance Not for Legitimate Medical Purposes.  The charge was filed under Section 21 of the U.S. Code 841(a)(1).

Right now, Gordinho is being held by the U.S. Marshal’s Service.  He has a hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 17 in front of Judge VanDervort in Beckley.

ORIGINAL STORY: A pain clinic in Beckley, WV was raided by law enforcement officers on Thursday, Nov. 12. 2015.  The raid was conducted by agents with the FBI and West Virginia State Police Troopers during the morning hours.

According to investigators, Dr. J. Jorge Gordinho was arrested in the raid at Responsible Pain and Aesthetic Management, PLLC.  Both Dr. Gordinho and the business are being investigated.  There is no word on what charges are being filed in the case.  Dr. Gordinho is expected to be arraigned in front of a federal magistrate. 

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