Report: Firefighter Charged With Selling Oxycodone On Staten Island

Christopher Lynaugh Was Arrested Saturday Behind Bookstore

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An off-duty New York City firefighter was arrested this weekend, reportedly on charges that he was selling oxycodone.

Firefighter Christopher Lynaugh, 40, was arrested and suspended Sunday in the rear of the Barnes & Noble bookstore at 2245 Richmond Ave. in the New Springville section of Staten Island, police said.

He was charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance, as well as felony and misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said.

Police did not specify the drugs Lynaugh was accused of selling, but reported he was allegedly selling oxycodone.

City records indicated that Lynaugh is assigned to Engine 157 in Port Richmond, Staten Island, the newspaper reported.

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