Reno doctor and seven others arrested for drug trafficking

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RENO, NV (KOLO) - A federal grand jury indictment unsealed Friday, May 24th charges a Reno doctor and seven others for conspiring to distribute Oxycodone and Hydrocodone.

U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich and FBI Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse for the Las Vegas Division released the details.

Eric Math, M.D., 50, of Reno; Myron Motley, 55, of Richmond, California; Michael Kwoka, 56, of Fair Oaks, California; Michael Slater, 42, of Reno; Joseph Jeannette, 51, of Reno; Ivy Elliott, 35, of Reno; and Alesia Sampson, 56, of Grass Valley, California, are all charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute Oxycodone.

Motley and Elliott are also charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine. Motley is also charged with four counts of distribution of Oxycodone and one count of distribution of Hydrocodone.

Math and Slater are also each charged with one count of distribution of Oxycodone and one count of distribution of Hydrocodone, and Kwoka and Elliot are also charged with one count of distribution of Oxycodone. In a separate indictment, Motley and Randy Raihall, 58, of Reno, are each charged with one count of distribution of Oxycodone.

All of the suspects were arrested Friday morning.

The indictment alleges that the suspects conspired to distribute the drugs between January 2018 and May of 2019. Dr. Math is also accused of issuing prescriptions for the drugs without a medical purpose.

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