Daily Archives: June 9, 2015

Upper West Side doctor and wife indicted for conspiracy and 37 illegal prescription sales: Over $600,000 cash seized

Pill mill pumped over $77 million in painkillers onto black market since 2009

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division (DEA), New York City Police CommissionerWilliam J. Bratton and Steven Banks, Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA), Department of Social Services, announced today the indictment and arrest of Dr. ROGELIO LUCAS and his wife, LYDIA LUCAS, who served as an office manager for her husband’s medical practice.

The physician and his wife are charged with Conspiracy in the …