Dr. Kyle Hebert

Veterinarian Hebert, Kohll’s Pharmacy Guilty In Dermorphin Criminal Case

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced today that a federal jury found a Lake Charles veterinarian and a Nebraska pharmacy guilty of conspiring to sell an unapproved opioid drug 40 times more powerful than morphine for the purpose of improving the performance of race horses. Kyle James Hebert, 42, of Lake Charles, La., […]

Continue reading
Pharmacy Contesting Federal Conspiracy Charges In Louisiana Dermorphin Case

Kohll’s Pharmacy & Homecare in Omaha, Neb., has filed court documents in which it contests federal conspiracy charges that allege it was involved in a scheme to “manipulate” horse races in Louisiana. The pharmacy is accused of obtaining a synthetic version of the drug dermorphin – a Class 1 synthetic opioid said to be 30 times […]

Continue reading
Federal Charges Brought Against Veterinarian In Louisiana Dermorphin Case

After an investigation that spanned close to five years, federal authorities have indicted a Louisiana veterinarian with treating horses with an illegal synthetic drug. The Associated Press reports that veterinarian Kyle Hebert has been charged with injecting at least four horses with dermorphin, a powerful Class 1 painkiller. Authorities charge that Hebert intentionally mislabeled syringes containing the drug, claiming […]

Continue reading
Two And A Half Years Later, Still No Action Against Vets In Louisiana Dermorphin Cases

“I should have been a vet.” That’s what Louisiana trainer Anthony Agilar said in 2012 when he received a three-year suspension from the Louisiana State Racing Commission after two of his horses tested positive for the powerful painkiller dermorphin (a.k.a. frog juice). Agilar and two other trainers receiving harsh suspensions for dermorphin, Lamont Keith Charles […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram