Daily Archives: October 29, 2014

Brooklyn doctor indicted in illegal sales of over 200 painkiller prescriptions: Pills worth $700,000 on black market

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) New York Division, New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, James T. Hayes Jr., Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, New York State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D’Amico and Steven Banks, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA), announced today the arrest and indictment of Dr. SCHILLER DESGROTTES on charges he illegally sold over 200 prescriptions for oxycodone, a highly addictive …