Sports medicine director arrested

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

Michael Kleiner, 49, the director of sports medicine for the Jacksonville Sharks professional arena football team has been arrested on trafficking in controlled substances and other drug charges.

According to an arrest report, drugs ordered under the team’s agreement with the pharmacy were sent to Kleiner’s office. Team physician Michael Haghighi was not aware of the arrangement and said prescriptions for members of the team and others in the organization who qualified were to be written by him and filled by the patient.

Source: Dana Treen, Jacksonville.com

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