Pill Mills Two Guilty Pleas In Columbus Pill Mill Investigation By Associated Press • Dec 4, 2015 Federal prosecutors say a doctor and an employee at a Columbus pill mill have pleaded guilty to illegally distributing pain pills. Local Man Who Owned Pill Mill Sentenced By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 22, 2014 columbus division of police The owner of a southern Ohio pill mill has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. 41-year-old Tracy Bias sought a sentence of less than 10 years because he testified against a co-defendant. Federal Court Rejects Appeal Of Convicted Pill Mill Doctor By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 22, 2013 A three judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected appeals by a Chicago doctor sentenced to four life terms stemming from the painkiller overdose deaths of four patients. Authorities Raid Alleged Columbus Pill Mill By Jim Letizia • May 21, 2013 City, county, and state authorities raided a clinic and two pharmacies on Columbus' South side this morning as part of a nine-month investigation of alleged pill mills.