Dr. William Conway admits conspiracy to distribute oxycodone – Newsday

Photo credit: Jim Staubitser | Federal agents raided the office of Dr. William Conway in Baldwin and carried out about a half-dozen boxes of records in February. Conway was arrested in June 2012 along with 97 other people in a massive federal and local investigation of illegal prescription painkillers. He was charged with illegally distributing 780,000 oxycodone pills. (Feb. 29, 2012)

A Baldwin doctor admitted in federal court Thursday to conspiring with his medical assistant to illegally prescribe the painkiller oxycodone to patients he knew were drug addicts.

William Conway, 70, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. He faces up to 20 years in prison, with no minimum. A sentencing date was not set.

After the plea, Cynthia Russo, sitting…

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