By PETER HUSSMANN
A search warrant was executed today at a business office located at 321 E. 3rd St. N. near downtown Newton, the medical offices of Dr. Lafayette Twyner and Urgent Care, officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Des Moines confirmed to the Newton Independent this afternoon.
Agencies involved in the search were the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations (HHS-OIG), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Jasper County Sheriff, Newton Police Department and the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement (MINE) Task Force-East.
U.S. Attorneys officials said they were unable to provide any further comment at this time.
Dr. Angel Martin, who is serving a six-month prison term for his conviction on 31 counts of federal health care fraud, previously practiced in the same building.