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Criminal record expunged for doctor accused of controlled substance violations

Mandeville, La. -  Court ordered criminal records expunged on April 7, 2014 after he was accused of controlled substance violations.

The U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration announced the arrest Dr. Brian Galofaro, 32 at his medical clinic on North Causeway Blvd. On the North Shore.

Galofaro was arrested without incident on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 on 42 counts of violation of Louisiana Revised Statute 40:971 – Unlawful possession of a controlled dangerous substance by misrepresentation, fraud, forgery, deception or subterfuge. 

The charges, which were dropped, were part of an ongoing investigation conducted by the New Orleans Tactical Diversion Squad of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Louisiana State Police, Louisiana Attorney General's Office and the 22nd Judicial District of Louisiana.   

Editor's Note: This story was updated on Dec. 13, 2017 to reflect the defendant's record was expunged.

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