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Los Gatos 'Pill Mill' Doctor Case Delayed Again Until December

Jasna Mrdjen's next court appearance is at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 27; she faces 13 felony counts, including an involuntary manslaughter charge, alleging she sold controlled substances to patients involved in illegal drug diversion and resale.

Dr. Jasna Mrdjen, 69, of Mountain View, was arrested in May for allegedly running a "pill mill" operation out of a small clinic at 14125 Capri Drive in Los Gatos.

She appeared before Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Philip H. Pennypacker Nov. 15. 

She's alleged to have conspired to sell controlled substances by excessively prescribing narcotics (Oxycodone) to patients involved in illegal diversion and resale, said Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Dana Veazey.

Mrdjen's attorney, Guyton Jinkerson, has not returned calls from Los Gatos Patch seeking comment.

Veazey said additional charges aren't forthcoming at this time and that the investigation is ongoing.

She was arraigned on the charges May 14. She's still in custody on a $1 million warrant, but she could post bail, Veazey said.

Mrdjen has not entered a plea. "We'll be going back for discussion to figure out how the case will be decided," she added.

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aniya November 17, 2012 at 06:18 AM
Well I hope she knows ...NO MORE TWINKIES now , not in Prison and not in the outside world !!!!
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz November 18, 2012 at 07:19 AM
Truly a Tragedy in the Medical Profession!
cam matheson November 18, 2012 at 08:00 AM
so are there just a bunch of people in los gatos going through opiate withdrawal now? i hope they had a back-up doctor to go to. anyone know?
kim November 26, 2012 at 07:58 AM
She was a workcomp doctor. She destroyed my life. No back up doctor,can't get meds and when they see she was the doctor its assumed your a drug addict. I hope she gets what she deserves. Were the workcomp patients her cover?

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