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Georgie Hand Sentenced to 82 Years

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)Georgie Hand, the woman convicted of attempting to kill a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy was sentenced to 82 years in prison Monday. In April a jury found hand guilty on 8 felony counts, including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer. According to District Attorney Brett Barkey, the charges of kidnapping and robbery came with mandatory sentencing Continue reading

Miller Receives 5 Years In Prison

joel millerFormer Craig Doctor Joel Miller, who was convicted in November of over-prescribing opiates to his patients, was sentenced to prison Friday. Miller received a five year prison sentence along with three years of supervised probation.  The sentence resulted from charges that he prescribed drugs without a medical reason.  He had also been charged with causing the the death of one of his patients. 44-year-old Shelly Volkmar  of Craig who died in 2010 from Continue reading

Former Craig Doctor Convicted of Over-prescribing Pain Medication

joel millerA former Craig doctor has been convicted of over prescribing pain medication to his patients. Doctor Joel Miller, who owned and operated High Country Medical, was arrested in August 2013, following a 34-count federal indictment. The charges also included money laundering and fraud. On Monday, a jury convicted Miller of six counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance without a legitimate medical purpose, Continue reading