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Another delay for doc facing drug charges

Dr. David Allen Dr. David Allen
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Dr. David Allen's defense attorney said he expects his client's drug trial to start in January. Allen was supposed to be in court Thursday, but that status hearing was postponed.

The heart surgeon was accused of drug crimes in 2009, after Jackson County authorities raided his property, and found marijuana plants. Several months later, additional charges of witness tampering and bribery were added against Allen.

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