Woman, 59, gave doc oral sex in ex­change for pills

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A WOMAN was jailed for 57 months af­ter ad­mit­ting suck­ing off a doc­tor to get her hands on pre­scrip­tion pills.

Rhonda Haug­land was caged af­ter plead­ing guilty to con­spir­acy to pos­sess with in­tent to dis­trib­ute oxy­codone, hy­drocodone, methadone and al­pra­zo­lam.

A court in Gainesville, Florida, heard 59- year- old Haug­land ( above) de­vel­oped a “pill pop­ping habit” roughly five years ago.

Doc­tor Joseph Bur­ton, 73, Haug­land and six oth­ers were charged with con­spir­acy in Fe­bru­ary.

Pros­e­cu­tors say Bur­ton, who had a med­i­cal ex­pert con­sult­ing busi­ness but didn’t see pa­tients, wrote more than 1,500 pre­scrip­tions from July 2015 to Au­gust 2017 with­out a le­git­i­mate med­i­cal pur­pose.

Ac­cord­ing to the U. S. At­tor­ney’s Of­fice, Haug­land and two other women “en­gaged in a sex­ual re­la­tion­ship with Dr Bur­ton in ex­change for pre­scrip­tions in their names, as well as the names of oth­ers”.

Bur­ton, who pleaded guilty to con­spir­acy to il­le­gally dis­trib­ute drugs, was jailed for eight years.

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