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Caledonia Dermatologist Sentencing Postponed

Dr. Steven L. Armus was to have been sentenced today in federal court, but that has been put on hold.

The judge in the Dr. Steven L. Armus case was to have handed down his sentence today on federal drug charges but court documents indicate that date is postponed.

to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine between February 2006 and March 2009.

Armus is co-founder of Great Lakes Dermatology in Mount Pleasant.

According to the indictment, Armus allegedly bought cocaine in Illinois and other unnamed places, brought the cocaine back to Wisconsin and distributed the drugs among a group for wholesale and retail distribution.

A grand jury also charged Armus with:

  • Six counts of possessing cocaine with the intention of distributing the drug on Feb. 19, 20, and 27, and March 14, 17 and 20, 2009. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of up to life in prison and fines of up to $16.25 million.
  • Possession of a firearm across state lines for having a 12-gauge shotgun.

Armus' case is set for a status hearing at 3 pm on Aug. 24 before Judge Lynn Adelman.

mau August 01, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Good. Keep delaying. I don't want to lose my doctor. 12-gauge shotgun? When did the type of gun change?
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) August 01, 2012 at 09:10 PM
@mau - Denise's original story lists the gun as a 12-gauge.
libby aiello August 01, 2012 at 09:33 PM
So sad he really messed up his life!!
James R Hoffa August 02, 2012 at 06:00 AM
He should have went with the John DeLorean entrapment defense!
Tuco August 02, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Why is he trying to delay the inevitable? You are going to jail. You will lose your license to practice medicine in WI. Maybe the laws are different for those with money...think Mr. Johnson?
James R Hoffa August 02, 2012 at 04:09 PM
How are the laws different for Mr. Johnson exactly? Last I heard, Curt is being prosecuted under the laws of the state of Wisconsin. If there are different laws that apply only to Curt, could you please provide a citation to them for everyone.
mau August 02, 2012 at 08:38 PM
I thought the original was a pistol.
mau August 02, 2012 at 08:43 PM
There is much more to the story than what the media reports.
scot August 03, 2012 at 12:37 PM
Thanks what you get for thinking - Mau!
Scott Garside August 23, 2012 at 06:03 PM
His work isn't that great either.

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