Dr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, and Lydia Lucas, 80, were indicted earlier this month for allegedly turning their Upper West Side medical practice into a massive and lucrative pill mill.
Over a span of 6 1/2 years, Dr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, wrote out of 23,600 oxycodone prescriptions, with a street value of $77 million, to patients with no medical need for the pills, authorities said.
David Duffy was arrested Thursday at his home in Flushing. He was awaiting arraignment in Manhattan.
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.
The group and its associates conspired to distribute more than 50,000 oxycodone pills, valued at more than $1 million, authorities said.
A mother and her adult son were arrested last week, both accused of selling drugs in Ulster County.
Suffolk will roll out a program that targets users in the Suffolk County Drug Court system, the probation system, users who are saved by Narcan and those in county jails
Four men have been arrested after police said they witnesses a prescription drug deal go down in Bensonhurst.
A physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.
A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.
The owner of a pharmacy in Belleville, New Jersey was accused along with 15 others Wednesday with running a scheme to obtain and distribute oxycodone fraudulently.
Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.
A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Karcher is accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions using former and current patients’ names without their knowledge, sources said.
Continuing his testimony in his own defense Wednesday, Dr. Stan Li admitted that he was prescribing psychiatric drugs and painkillers to an emotionally fragile young woman.