David Ok, 21, is accused of walking into two pharmacies on Long Island with a handgun and threatening employees looking for prescription drugs.
Dr. Clifton Howell and drug dealer Louis Lisi were both led away in handcuffs in Hudson County court on Friday.
You trust them to protect you, but on Tuesday Transportation Security Agency agents were accused of betraying the public and helping drug smugglers.
Louis Scala, the accused leader of a Staten Island drug trafficking ring that peddled over 40,000 oxycodone pills out of the back of an ice cream truck, has pleaded guilty.
A Staten Island bagel store is suspected of being the home of illegal prescription drug sales. As many as 25 people have been arrested and the deli has been shut down.
There have been four pharmacy robberies recently in Suffolk County, inlcuding the horrific crime where four people were killed in Medford.
The family of former Rangers left winger Derek Boogaard is enduring another round of heartache. Derek’s brother was charged Friday with providing the prescription drug that contributed to the NHL player’s overdose death in May.
Hempstead police officer Brian Jones is accused of selling prescription painkillers including oxycodone and oxymorphone.
A tragedy on Long Island is having an impact in Brooklyn.
Police say they arrested 22-year-old Patrick O’Donnell of Ronkonkoma on Thursday. He is accused of stealing oxycodone and about $200 from a CVS in Farmingville last Sunday afternoon.
A New York woman identified by prosecutors as the “lynchpin” of a black market prescription painkiller ring has been sentenced to six months in jail.
On Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer said that the abuse of prescription narcotics is reaching levels not seen since the crack epidemic of the 1980s and early 1990s.
Prosecutors said they began investigating Lutful Chowdhury following a fatal car accident in Hempstead in April 2010 that left Dr. Rebecca Twine dead. The driver — Kayla Gerdes — is accused of being under the influence of drugs.
A medical examiner in Minnesota has ruled the death of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due to mixing alcohol and oxycodone.
Two doctors from New York and New Jersey are among 22 people charged in a ring that federal prosecutors say trafficked in and sold millions of dollars’ worth of oxycodone tablets.