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4/19/07-Longview

Longview Doctor Arrested For Drug Possession

        A code operation in Longview today yields a surprising arrest, a local doctor is taken into custody accused of possessing crack, cocaine, and pills. 40 year old doctor Steve C. White was taken into custody, Thursday. Investigators say White was an orthopedic surgeon, who had in the past worked at 2 longview area hospitals, earning around 750-thousand dollars a year. Code officers raided White's room at the Majestic inn on Marshall avenue around 10:30 this morning.

     "This has been an ongoing investigation the code unit has been looking at this particular individual for some time they received some information that he was a a local motel this morning they obtained a warrant went to the location and did in fact find him there and arrested him for possession of a controlled substance" said Longview police sergeant Shawn Pendleton.

     Police say White was arrested on similar charges in March. His medical license has been suspended. White is not a current member of any medical staff. He's being held in the Gregg County Jail without bond.

Reported By Bob Hallmark; bhallmark@kltv.com

 

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