Daily Archives: July 17, 2013

Rx trafficking ring controlled Brooklyn medical practices: Nearly $3.4 million in pills diverted

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY, TOM F. O’DONNELL, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General New York Region (HHS-OIG), and New York State Commissioner of Health NIRAV R. SHAH, M.D., M.P.H., announced today the indictment and arrest of five members of a prescription drug trafficking ring that illegally collected and distributed over $3.4 million in oxycodone and other prescription drugs through …

Drug ring sold Rx painkillers and cocaine in Brooklyn and Staten Island: 11 arrests, 4 guns seized

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, BRIAN R. CROWELL, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA) and New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY announced today the indictment and arrest of 11 members of a drug ring that trafficked in prescription painkillers and cocaine in Brooklyn and Staten Island.

A nine-month wiretap investigation revealed three overlapping drug trafficking conspiracies in which each of the defendants sold cocaine, the narcotic painkiller oxycodone, or both. Four firearms were seized during court authorized searches of the homes of two suppliers, including two semi-automatic …

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