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Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 2:42am

Feds Raid Ga. Pain Clinic Again

Updated: 2 years ago.
Dr. Michael Assevero was charged with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone during a Tuesday raid at Southern Health Management. The clinic owner and a worker were arrested during a raid June 14. (Photo Courtesy of Zach Armstrong via Flickr.)

Federal agents raided a pain clinic in Tucker Tuesday -- the second time in three weeks -- and arrested a doctor.

Officials said Dr. Michael Assevero was charged with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone during the raid at Southern Health Management. The clinic owner and a worker were arrested during a raid June 14.

Federal drug enforcement agent Chuvalo Truesdell said the place reminded him of a crack house from the 1980s.

Owner Jeffrey Gonzalez said the pain clinic is not a pill mill.

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