Police: Daytona Beach woman left baby in hot car while she was at doctor
A woman in Daytona Beach has been arrested after police said they rescued a baby that had been left inside of a hot car. Officials with the Daytona Beach Police Department said Jessica Zaccaro is charged with child neglect after she left a baby in her car for at least 20 minutes outside a medical building. Sign up for our Newsletters A witness called 911 and said the baby was crying and the vehicle did not have the engine running or the windows down. Police said the witness tried to open the doors to the car but was unsuccessful. First responders had to break into the car to get the baby out.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgeries on his ob/gyn patients (all times local):
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A Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients has been ordered held without bail while he awaits trial.
Dr. Javaid Perwaiz was charged last week with health care fraud after authorities said he performed unneeded procedures on many of his patients, including hysterectomies and tubal ligations.
Magistrate Judge Robert Krask ordered Perwaiz held without bail Thursday after a prosecutor said 173 women have come forward since his arrest to describe similar experiences. The judge called the allegations “deeply disturbing.”
Perwaiz’s attorney said he has received a flood of unsolicited emails from patients praising and supporting the doctor.
Virginia doctor allegedly performed hysterectomies, tied fallopian tubes without consent
One patient said in federal court documents that she was "shocked" to learn she'd undergone a total abdominal hysterectomy. " The doctor cut the patient's bladder in the process, causing sepsis and requiring a six-day hospital stay, investigators claimed.When the woman later obtained her medical records, the surgery was described as "elective" and cancer was not mentioned, they said.In another case, Perwaiz performed a hysterectomy on a woman, who he described in medical records as having "chronic pelvic pain, pressure and persistent cramping.
The judge said that if the charges are proven, the doctor’s actions represent a “gross abuse of patient trust.”
A Virginia doctor is headed to court to face allegations that he performed unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients.
Dr. Javaid Perwaiz, of Chesapeake, is due Thursday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk for a detention hearing. He was charged last week with health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters.
Prosecutors allege that the 69-year-old Perwaiz performed unneeded procedures on some of his patients without their knowledge or consent, including hysterectomies and tubal ligations. His lawyer did not return calls seeking comment on the charges.
A spokeswoman for the FBI in Norfolk said the FBI is encouraging anyone who believes they may have been a victim to call the FBI or send a tip through its website.
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