Courier Journal
Louisville psychiatrist’s license suspended after marijuana charges
By Matthew Glowicki
March 6, 2018

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A psychiatrist’s license is now suspended after police say he was found at his east Louisville office hiding marijuana inside a McDonald’s bag.

Peter Steiner, 60, is charged with possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor, as well as tampering with physical evidence, a Class D felony.

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure issued an emergency license suspension late last week, which temporarily bans Steiner from practicing medicine.

The suspension order details a June 2017 search warrant on Steiner’s private practice, 6500 Glenridge Park Place, by the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration.

When investigators found Steiner, he threw a McDonald’s bag into a nearby trash can, according to the order. A resealable plastic storage bag of marijuana was later found in the trashed fast food bag, according to the order…