Woman goes doctor shopping, winds up in jail

Calabasas resident busted trying to obtain painkillers

Jennifer Williams

Detectives arrested a Calabasas woman Jan. 24 on charges of trying to scam area doctors for painkiller drugs.

In Nov. 2017, detectives from the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit received a tip from a doctor in the county about patient Jennifer Williams, 49, who was allegedly visiting numerous physicians throughout Southern California to fraudulently obtain controlled substances.

An investigation showed Williams had visited some 80 doctors in the pas...

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