Dentist who dumped medical waste avoids jail

April 30, 2010 11:38:02 AM PDT
Distraught and suicidal over his wife's cancer, a Pennsylvania dentist took a bag of medical waste he had been keeping in the trunk of his car for months, boarded his motorboat and headed out into a southern New Jersey inlet, where he dumped the syringes, cotton swabs and other debris into the water.