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Cocaine seized from Fun World Childcare in the Bronx. (Credit Handout)

Officials: Leader Of Puerto Rico-New York City Drug Ring Arrested

Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.

04/10/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor’s Manslaughter Trial

Prosecutors called family members to prove that Dr. Li knew he was selling addictive painkillers to addicts. In opening statements last week, a narcotics prosecutor portrayed Li as a drug dealer with a medical degree.

04/10/2014

Darius Ghahary has been arrested on drug charges and for the drug overdose death of a Ramsey teenager. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Upper Saddle River Father Charged In Teen’s Drug Overdose Death

According to authorities, Darius Ghahary was selling heroin, oxycodone, marijuana and MDMA – better known as Molly or ecstasy – out of his rented Upper Saddle River home.

03/10/2014

Surveillance photo of crowd outside Astramed Physicians in the Bronx, from July 9, 2013. Dr. Terdiman is seen in a white shirt, pointing, in the center. (credit: Office of the NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Prosecutors: Bronx Clinic Doctors Wrote Bogus Prescriptions For 5.5 Million Oxycodone Pills

The ring operated out of Astramed, a purported medical clinic with multiple locations in the Bronx, prosecutors said. The pills have a street value of up to $550 million.

02/05/2014

Mina Gatas (CBS 2)

Brooklyn Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused Of Selling Drugs From Truck

The innocent music box jingle and the colorful advertisements for frozen treats were concealing some seedy transactions inside an ice cream truck in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.

08/06/2013

Kristin Davis (DNAinfo/Leila Molana-Allen) http://www.dnainfo.com/

FBI: ‘Manhattan Madam’ Kristin Davis Charged With Selling Prescription Painkillers

According to federal officials, Davis allegedly sold hundreds of pills, including oxycodone, for cash.

08/06/2013

Dr. Anand Persaud is led out of his Baldwin office in handcuffs on July 30, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State AG Says Long Island Doctor Prescribed Oxycodone Like Candy

A Long Island doctor is accused of selling prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers to patients without performing examinations.

07/30/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Report: Firefighter Charged With Selling Oxycodone On Staten Island

An off-duty New York City firefighter was arrested this weekend, reportedly on charges that he was selling oxycodone.

07/28/2013

Prescription painkillers (file/credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Doctor Admits To Illegally Distributing Thousands Of Oxycodone Pills

The 70-year-old doctor admitted knowing that some of those people who got prescriptions had no medical reason for the painkillers.

07/11/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Long Island Police On The Hunt For Armed Hicksville Pharmacy Robber

Police on Long Island are hoping surveillance video will help them track down an armed robber that held up a drug store, allegedly for the powerful painkiller oxycodone.

07/05/2013

Vincent Lynch

Poughkeepsie Teacher Charged With Selling Oxycodone Near School

A Hudson Valley substitute teacher stood charged Wednesday with selling oxycodone just steps from the Poughkeepsie high school where he was working.

07/03/2013

Sayville Fatal Crash

Alleged Drugged Driver In Fatal Sayville Crash Facing Two Dozen Charges

Investigators said Thomas Herman, 46, slammed into five cars on Montauk Highway on Jan. 13 before crashing head-on with a car, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger.

04/25/2013

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.

03/28/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud.

03/01/2013

Prescription Drug Crime Database Map (photo credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Database To Help Crack Down On Prescription Drug-Related Crime In N.Y.

Sen. Charles Schumer, who pushed the Drug Enforcement Administration for its creation, called it the first of its kind in the country.

02/15/2013

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