Oxycodone

March 22, 2019

Waynesboro Pharmacist Pleads Guilty to Felony Drug Charge

AUGUSTA, GA -- A Waynesboro pharmacist is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to illegally obtaining opioids for his own use.

Wilton Clinton “Clint” Meeks III, 55, of Waynesboro, Ga., pled guilty on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, to acquiring a controlled substance by misrepresentation, deception, or subterfuge, said Bobby L. Christine, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia. U.S. District Court Chief Judge J. Randal Hall accepted Meeks’ guilty plea.           

March 11, 2019

Physician pleads guilty to 16 felony charges: operated Brooklyn pill mills and directed fraudulent Medicaid/Medicare Billing

NEW YORK – Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor and Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, New York Division today announced the guilty plea of Dr. Lazar Feygin, the operator of two medical clinics in Brooklyn, in connection with schemes to illegally sell prescriptions for millions of oxycodone pills, to defraud Medicaid and Medicare of millions of dollars and to commit money laundering.

March 1, 2019

DEA El Paso Division Safety Bulletin

DEA’s El Paso Division, which covers West Texas and New Mexico, is issuing this safety bulletin to remind the public not to purchase pills or medications from street dealers. Recently DEA El Paso learned that certain pills, which are being sold on the street and have similar markings to legitimate oxycodone pills, are in fact counterfeit pills containing fentanyl.

January 28, 2019

New Vineyard man sentenced to more than 13 years in prison on gun and drug charges

BANGOR, Maine – Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division and United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Jordan Richard, 25, of New Vineyard, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Nancy Torresen to 160 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and oxycodone and discharging a firearm in relation to that conspiracy.  

December 11, 2018

Pittsfield woman sentenced to 46 months for oxycodone and heroin conspiracy

BANGOR, Maine – Brian D. Boyle Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division and United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Deborah Toothaker, 55, of Pittsfield, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 46 months in prison and three years of  supervised release for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and heroin.  She pled guilty on July 23, 2018.

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