Men charged in Oxycodone scam that killed Yonkers man – The Journal News |

Two men have been accused of selling thousands of Oxycodone pills, including ones that killed a Yonkers man earlier this year, officials said.

Dr. Alfred Ramirez and James Cooney, a Yonkers resident, were arrested Thursday for allegedly distributing more than 10,000 pills over a four-year period, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.

The two men allegedly provided drugs that killed (more…)

Purse containing Oxycodone pills and gold earrings stolen from woman’s home – Wilkes Barre…

WILKES-BARRE — A North Washington Street woman reported having her purse taken from her residence sometimes between Sept. 24 and 25.

She alleged that a full bottle of Oxycodone pills and a pair of gold earrings were the only contents of the purse. The woman shares her residence with roommates.

She could not provide any further information, police said.

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Doctor Faces Oxycodone Charges in Case Linked To Yonkers Death – The Daily Voice

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Dutchess County psychiatrist was arrested Thursday on charges that he conspired to write illegal prescriptions for more than 10,000 painkillers, including those that killed a Yonkers school teacher in March, authorities said.

Alfred Ramirez, who in addition to his Dutchess practice, operates an office in Orange County, sold “medically unnecessary” prescriptions for thousands of Oxycodone pills over (more…)