Updated: March 09, 2020 06:03 PM
Created: March 09, 2020 12:40 PM
PENN YAN, N.Y. (WHEC) — An arrest has been made in connection with Elizabeth Catlin, the woman who is facing 95 charges including the unauthorized practice of midwifery.
Melissa Carman, 51, was arrested on March 5 for unauthorized practice of a profession and hindering prosecution.
State Troopers say Carman helped Catlin by discussing private medical issues of maternity patients, giving advice and offering to assist in birth and prenatal appointments. Carman also agreed to unlawfully provide Catlin with prescription maternity drugs, without a prescription, according to Troopers.
Carman was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Potter court on March 20 at 8:30 a.m.
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