FDLE agents arrest Port Richey Mayor Dale Glen Massad


For Immediate Release
February 21, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. – Following a four-month investigation, FDLE agents, assisted by Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Dale Glen Massad, 68, of 8221 Hayward Lane, Port Richey, on charges of Practicing Medicine without a License.

Massad is the mayor of Port Richey.

FDLE agents received information from the Port Richey Police Department that Massad, whose medical license was relinquished in 1992 in place of revocation, was still practicing medicine. Agents launched an investigation and learned Massad had patients come to his home for various treatments. He had performed medical procedures at his residence with one procedure requiring additional hospital treatment for the patient.

Massad will be taken to the Pasco County Jail. Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution will handle the case.

For Further Information Contact:
Angela Starke
FDLE Office of Public Information
(407) 988-5009 Mobile
(813) 878-7300 Tampa Bay
(850) 410-7001 Tallahassee

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