Daily Archives: September 26, 2013

Physician’s office manager supplied drug trafficker with illegal Rxs for $165,000 in painkillers

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner RAYMOND W. KELLY and New York State Commissioner of Health NIRAV R. SHAH, M.D., M.P.H., announced today the indictment and arrest of an office manager for a Cobble Hill, Brooklyn neurologist and a prescription drug trafficker, who conspired to illegally steal and forge prescriptions for approximately $165,000 in hydromorphone, a potent opioid painkiller sold under the brand name of Dilaudid, over the course of two years.

SYREETA JONES, who worked as an office manager at the Cobble Hill medical practice for nearly 20 years, was arrested …