Worthington Dentist Indicted For Illegal Processing Of Drug Documents

Posted on 12/5/2011

Defendant: Mark Jerman

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announces that the Franklin County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against Mark Stephen Jerman, age 45, for sixteen counts of Illegal Processing of Drug Documents (F-5). The indictment alleges that from early 2006 through 2010, Jerman was writing false prescriptions to employees and/or friends for hydrocodone pills. It is alleged that those employees and friends, who were not being treated as patients, would get the prescriptions filled at pharmacies and deliver the pills to Jerman. Doctor Jerman was recently named in a local magazine’s list of ‘Top Dentists’ in its December 2011 issue. Arraignment for Jerman is set for December 16, 2011 at 1:30 pm in courtroom 2B at 345 S. High Street.