NEWBURYPORT (CBS) – Federal agents raided the Newburyport office of former celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow Thursday.
Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration were seen taking items out of the Ablow Center on Water Street. DEA spokesman Tim Desmond would only say they were executing a court-authorized search warrant as “part of an ongoing investigation.”READ MORE: Capacity Restrictions To Be Eased For Restaurants, Venues And Weddings In Massachusetts
“All of a sudden there were probably seven or eight DEA and police in their jackets coming out with many different sizes of boxes that were all had evidence on them and were taped up,” a witness who did not want to be identified said. “Then they were bringing out a couple of computer screens.”READ MORE: TD Garden, Fenway Park Can Open At 12% Capacity For Fans Starting March 22
Ablow is an author and has appeared on several television shows. His medical license was revoked last year after he was accused of inappropriate sexual activity with patients and illegally giving prescriptions to employees.MORE NEWS: 65,640 Minutes! Painfully Long Waits On Vaccine Website As Thousands Of New Appointments Are Filled
Ablow has denied the allegations. A civil malpractice lawsuit against him was settled in June 2019, but his medical license remains suspended.