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Former surgery center director sentenced for drug charges


Eau Claire (WQOW)- The former area director of a surgery center has been sentenced again on drug charges.

Valerie Whitehead was sentenced Monday for pretending to be a nurse and phoning in a prescription to a pharmacy.  She got a month and a half in jail, and must do 15 days of community service.

Whitehead is  the former director of Mayo Clinic Health system's surgery center in Eau Claire. She was already on probation from drug charges last year.  In that case she was convicted of stealing morphine, fentanyl, and other drugs from the surgery center. 


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