GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A Kent County man accused of performing circumcisions in hisSparta home pleaded guilty Monday to a four-year felony.
Thomas Heugel admitted to the unauthorized practice of a healthprofession in exchange for the dropping of a misdemeanor charge forperforming an occupation without a license.
The 56-year-old also was accused of performing massages and bodypiercings inside his home.
Heugel had a "a makeshift operating room in his house,"according to a Kent County sheriff's lieutenant.
"He quite often wore a doctor's uniform that really left theimpression he was a medical doctor," Lt. Kevin Kelley told 24 HourNews 8 on March 3.
Heugel will be sentenced June 9.
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