Doctor plans to plead guilty to illegally distributing drugs

A doctor accused of illegally distributing drugs at a Paintsville clinic plans to plead guilty.

The Lexington Herald Leader reports Richard W. Albert's attorney filed a motion seeking a hearing for Albert to plead guilty.

Authorities raided his house and clinic earlier this year.

Albert is accused of operating a pill mill beginning in January, 2008.

He faces up to 20 years in prison.

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