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Local doctor sentenced for prescription drug crimes

Posted: 5:08 PM, Jul 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-23 10:06:21-04

A Corpus Christi doctor who pleaded guilty in April to keeping false prescription records has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine.

Dr. Michael Jerome Pendleton today was ordered to serve 5 years probation and fined $5,000.

 As a special condition in his sentencing, Pendleton must also perform 100 hours of community service within the first two years of his probation.

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