LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A former Las Vegas maid has turned her garage into a makeshift room to sell hormones and administer antibiotic injections for $ 20 apiece, according to an arrest report.
At approximately 7:45 p.m. on August 4, Las Vegas police obtained a search warrant to inspect the residence at 53 Colbath Street, near Charleston Boulevard and Christy Lane. After an investigation, Amelia Salcido-Ramirez was arrested for operating an unlicensed medical practice from her home and for possession with the intention of selling controlled substances, including testosterone.
Salcido-Ramirez, who called herself “Diana Hernandez” on his business cards, admitted to running a makeshift doctor’s office in a converted garage. Police located drawers full of “dangerous” prescription drugs, syringes and plastic liners on the bed, according to the report. A vial of testosterone, as well as other unknown liquids and pills were also recovered from the scene.
“I don’t prescribe them, I just sell them,” she told police.
The room contained piles of business cards for his drug distribution operation. They read “NHC Natural Health Counselors ‘Family Doctor’,” police said. The card featured hours of operation between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. with a phone number directing potential patients to “Pregunte por Diana” or “ask for Diana”.
Before being enrolled in the Clark County Detention Center, Salcido-Ramirez told police she was conducting the operation because she could no longer work as a housekeeper due to an arm injury.
She admitted that she had no formal medical training, but said she had previously attended an “unknown correspondence type course” run by the Red Cross when she was living in Mexico, according to the report. ‘arrest.
During the interview, she said her store was mostly natural medicines and vitamins, but she had a stock of hormones and antibiotics and most patients came to her for an injection. antibiotic at once, according to the report. However, she administered antibiotic injections.
“Yes, THOSE I injected them,” she said, claiming the hormones themselves were just doses for sale.
Salcido-Ramirez told investigators she had always had an interest in medicine, although she was not licensed.
She is scheduled to appear in Court on September 7 before Judge Ann Zimmerman.
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