Doctor accused of prescribing narcotics for sexual favors
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TBI worked with the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Gallatin Police Department to arrest Dr. Lawrence Valdez.

By Katie Grunik, WZTV

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- (WZTV) -- TBI arrested a Hendersonville doctor Thursday who they say issued narcotics prescriptions in exchange for money and sexual favors.

TBI worked with the 18th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Gallatin Police Department to arrest Dr. Lawrence Valdez, who is licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee and Kentucky. He specializes in emergency medicine.

Law enforcement began investigating complaints about Dr. Valdez last month. Investigators found he issued prescriptions for narcotics and other drugs in exchange for money and sexual acts from multiple people.

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