Dr. Hector Castro

Dr. Hector Castro is arrested in an alleged oxycodone ring in 2013. (Credit: Handout)

Trial Begins For Doctor Accused Of Giving Out Oxycodone For Cash

Opening statements began Thursday in the trial of a Lower Manhattan doctor accused in an oxycodone smuggling ring that trafficked $10 million worth of drugs across several states.


Dr. Hector Castro arrested (credit: Handout)

Officials: Manhattan Doctor Charged In $10M Oxycodone-Trafficking Ring

Narcotics investigators allege Dr. Hector Castro’s medical office on East 16th Street was at the heart of two major schemes to peddle millions of highly-addictive oxycodone pills across several states.