Federal agents raid Advanced Urgent Care clinics

Federal agents raided Advanced Urgent Care clinics in our area Monday. Agents were seen carrying boxes and boxes of evidence out.

The parking lot of the Advanced Urgent Care clinic was closed off by police tape while officers guarded the front door federal agents moved quickly in and out of the Easton Road, Willow Grove building. Law enforcement sources tell FOX 29 agents are after opioids and the those who illegally put them on the street.

Sources say it's the joint, federal Drug Enforcement Administration FBI Pill Mill Opioid Task Force at work. Agents hit at least a half dozen Advanced Urgent Care locations from State College and Scranton to City Line, Grant Avenues and Roosevelt Blvd. in Philly.

FOX 29 has learned the feds are holding a local doctor of Iranian descent on unrelated charges. He's linked to the Advanced Urgent Care ownership and will remain in custody, according to sources.