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FINAL DEFENDANT IN FAYETTE REGIONAL DRUG CASE REACHES PLEA DEAL

(Connersville, IN)--The fourth and final defendant in the Fayette Regional Health System drug distribution ring has now reached a plea deal.  Former physician’s assistant Jeff Ferryman will plead guilty to forgery.  More serious charges will be dropped.  Ferryman, along with Drs. Daniel Palmer and David Ringel were arrested two and a half years ago after an investigation by the federal DEA.  They forged prescriptions and dealt narcotic drugs.