Pain Clinic Pair Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Drugs

By
Taylor Pool

Dateline
Updated Fri, May 18, 2012 7:54 am

Two owners of pain clinics in Scioto County and Dayton have been arrested on charges of illegal distribution of prescription drugs.

Randy Callihan, 54, of West Portsmouth, and Christopher Stegawski, 62, of Cleveland, allegedly operated pill mills in South Point, Lucasville and Dayton and sold prescriptions for controlled substances like oxycodone to customers without a legitimate medical need.
 
U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart says the clinic's customers allegedly paid $200 for each clinic visit.
 
The indictment seeks to reclaim all proceeds of the illegal activities plus almost $40,000 for the cost to execute the search warrants.
 
The indictment alleges that Callihan and Stegawski were business partners from November 2009 to November 2010. During that time, Callihan, who has no medical training, as the primary business owner. 
 
Stegawski, who received a medical degree from a university in Warsaw, Poland, allegedly represented himself as a chronic pain management doctor. 
 
The indictment charges Callihan with nine counts and Stegawski with six counts in crimes including conspiracy, money laundering and maintaining a place for the purpose of illegal distribution.
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