The Indiana Attorney General’s office has filed a complaint against a Zionsville physician’s assistant with the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, asking that she be sanctioned.
Jennifer Boone, a physician’s assistant since May 2013, was charged with operating a vehicle with an alcohol concentration of .15 or more and other offenses in June 2018 in Madison County.
She drove a vehicle when she had a blood alcohol concentration of .332, two children in car seats as passengers, and another passenger who said he saw her drinking vodka from a bottle while driving erratically, according to the administrative complaint filed May 9.
Boone pleaded guilty in August to operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating while intoxicated, and two counts of neglect of a dependent and was sentenced to two years in the Madison County Jail, suspended in favor of probation.
Conditions of her probation included total abstention for alcoholic beverages and/or illicit drugs.
Since her sentencing, authorities have received two alerts that Boone missed multiple tests, was drinking again, failed to comply with alcohol monitoring, missed a drug test and tested positive in seven other drug tests, according to the complaint.
A court found in February that she had violated probation and modified her sentence to home detention.
Her conviction “has direct bearing on her ability to continue to practice competently, and is therefore subject to discipline …” through the licensing agency, according to the complaint. “Respondent has been convicted of a crime that is harmful to the public, and is therefore subject to discipline …” the complaint continued, asking that Boone be sanctioned appropriately.