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Oxycodone

Prosecutors: Yonkers Pharmacy Worker Accused Of Illegally Selling Prescription Painkillers

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Ji Yun Lee “functioned as a ‘go-to’ prescription pill dispenser for those who were willing to pay his inflated prices.”

01/17/2013

A mock methamphetamine lab (file/credit: Getty Images)

DEA Makes Largest Meth Bust In New York State History

The drugs are worth about $1 million on the street, according to Brian Crowell, the special agent-in-charge of the DEA’s New York Division.

10/08/2012

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Feds Raid L.I. Doctor’s Office In Prescription Painkiller Investigation

His attorney, James McElhone, says Dr. Frank Telang is a “widely respected doctor” and has “absolutely” done nothing wrong.

12/08/2011

Russian Arms Dealer ‘Merchant Of Death’ Viktor Bout Convicted In NYC Federal Court

A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.

11/02/2011

Manssor Arbabsiar (file / AP Photo/Williamson County Jail via Corpus Christi Caller-Times)

Not Guilty Plea In Plot To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

A U.S. citizen who holds an Iranian passport pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he plotted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

10/24/2011

Viktor Bout (c) is escorted by DEA agents upon arrival in New York - Nov 16, 2010 (credit: AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration)

Jury Selection Begins In Accused Former Soviet Arms Dealer’s NYC Trial

Jury selection got off to a rocky start Tuesday in the arms sale trial of a former Soviet military officer known as the Merchant of Death when reporters were initially kept out of the federal courtroom.

10/11/2011

(credit: Associated Press, FILE PHOTO)

Dozens Of Albanians Charged In NY Case Related To Violent Drug Ring

An indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charged 37 people with multiple counts of conspiracy to smuggle and distribute massive amounts of high-grade marijuana and cocaine.

07/13/2011

Marijuana plant

Huge Marijuana Grow Operation Busted On Staten Island

The $10-million-a-year farm was hidden inside a garage.

04/13/2011

Sullivan County marijuana bust

Cops, DEA Break Up Record $10 Mil Pot Operation In Sullivan County

It is being described as the biggest indoor “home-grown” marijuana bust ever. As many as 7,000 marijuana plants — with a value of $10 million — were found in seven houses across upstate Sullivan County.

03/30/2011

Drug Enforcement Administration Agents (credit: AP)

Feds Regret Invading ‘Innocent’ Family’s NY Home

Federal prosecutors announced that 200 officers fanned through Spring Valley and elsewhere in search of 26 people accused of drug trafficking in Rockland County.

01/15/2011

Cheese heroin

DEA: Be On Lookout For Inexpensive ‘Cheese’ Heroin

There’s a new face of heroin, and it’s expected to become one of the worst epidemics since crack cocaine. It’s called “cheese” heroin, a $2 mixed drug that’s getting teens hooked.

10/12/2010

Prescription drug bottles - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Drug Take-Back Yields Results In New Jersey

New Jerseyans handed in over 14,000 pounds of unused medicine during this past weekend’s Operation Take-Back.

09/29/2010

Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

DEA Hosting Nationwide Drug ‘Take-Back’ On Saturday

The DEA is taking action against what it calls an epidemic, hosting the first ever nationwide prescription drug take-back program in hopes of stemming teen prescription drug abuse.

09/24/2010

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Logo - DEA

DEA Launches First Rx Drug ‘Take-Back’ Day

There are sites in all five boroughs of New York City, plus the northern suburbs, New Jersey, Long Island, and Connecticut.

09/24/2010

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