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A Sandy Springs doctor, previously accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman and molesting a juvenile, has been arrested again. This time for allegedly practicing without his license.

Mr. Kelly Burton Thrasher’s license was suspended after he was arrested in connection with the two separate incidents.

The 41-year-old was charged in November 2012 with sexual assault, the Sandy Springs police announced Tuesday.

“He is alleged to have injected the woman with a substance rendering her unconscious, and then having sex with her,” police spokesman Capt. Steve Rose said.

In January 2013, Mr. Thrasher was accused of molesting a juvenile girl during a sleepover at his home in 2012, police said.

State officials subsequently suspended his license to practice medicine, Capt. Rose said.

Late last year, police received several complaints alleging that Mr. Thrasher had returned to his office and was again having contact with his patients, in violation of the conditions of his suspension by the Georgia State Licensing Board, Capt. Rose said.

Police detectives notified the board and the Fulton County District Attorney’s office, and were able to obtain a warrant for his arrest.

Mr. Thrasher was arrested at his home Saturday and taken to the Fulton County Jail, and released the next day on $50,000 bond, according to jail records.

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