BELMONT COUNTY DOCTOR ARRESTED – DR. RODNEY CURTIS FACING FELONY CHARGES

A Belmont County doctor has been indicted by a grand jury on drug charges. 64 year old Doctor Rodney Curtis was arraigned yesterday on 3 felony counts involving drug trafficking, plus 2 counts of possession of drugs. The three drug trafficking charges include specifications for real estate property subject to criminal forfeiture. His attorney entered a not guilty plea to all counts on his behalf. For now, Curtis remains free on recognizance bond, and he is still working at two hospitals. Curtis is next scheduled for another court appearance in mid-August.