Physician Charged with Possession of Pot

A routine search of packages and cargo led to a felony marijuana possession charge against a doctor.

Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agents say a drug dog alerted them to a package believed to contain less than one ounce of marijuana.

49-year-old Dr. Bruce Levy of Nashville, Tennessee, was charged after a warrant allowed them to search his hotel room where officials say several more small containers of marijuana were found.

Levy is currently CEO of Global Forensics and one of six doctors under contract for the Mississippi State Medical Examiner’s office.

Department of Public Safety Commissioner Stephen Simpson said the contract with Global Forensics has been terminated.

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