State lists disciplinary actions against notary, veterinarian

Clarion News editor
The Pennsylvania Department of State’s Department of Professional Licensing recent announced disciplinary actions against two Clarion County professionals.

The department announced Diane Devine, notary commission no. 1038861, of Knox, has agreed to the permanent, voluntary suspension of her notary commission.

The Department of State reports Devine was convicted of an offense involving fraud, dishonesty, or deceit, and pleaded guilty to one count of Violation of Rules or Regulations of the Motor Vehicle Code, a summary offense that resulted from issuing two temporary plates without authorization from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

The Department of State also announced veterinarian Jack Blair Drummond, license no. BV003743L of New Bethlehem, has been accessed a civil penalty of $1,500; costs of investigation of $1,198; and must complete at least four hours of remedial education, because he “engaged in incompetence, gross negligence, or other malpractice, or the departure from, or failure to conform to, the standards of acceptable and prevailing veterinary medical practice.”