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North Carolina man charged with doctor shopping

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MURPHY (WRCB) - The investigation continues for individuals accused of doctor shopping.

Forty two year old James Petersen of Murphy, North Carolina was arrested after police say he illegally obtained prescriptions for pain medication from multiple doctors.

He's charged with 11 counts of doctor shopping.

Petersen has been released from the Cherokee County Detention Center on $5,000 bond.

He'll appear in court later this month.

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