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Middlebury doctor arrested in LaGrange


The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department reported that a Middlebury doctor was arrested on Aug, 28 following a minor accident.

According to the police report, officers were called to an accident where the vehicle involved had left the scene. The suspect vehicle was spotted by an Indiana State Police Detective and stopped by a LaGrange County Sheriff’s Deputy.

According to the report, the driver, Dr. Joel N. Cohen, 58, of Middlebury admitted to striking something with his 2004 Mercedes. During his arrest, officers reportedly found controlled substances, prescription medications not in a proper container, in the vehicle.