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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two dozen people have been indicted in a massive oxycodone distribution ring in the Bronx, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

As WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported, Dr. Robert Terdiman and 23 others operated on a scale never seen before.

More than five million oxycodone pills were illegally distributed over a (more…)

A Drug Dealer Nicknamed "Nugget" Is Sentenced in Six-County-Wide … – Village…

The tide of prescription drug abuse across the country might start to ebb now that law enforcement officials know what to look for. Yesterday the New York State Attorney General’s office announced the sentencing of Bronx resident John “Nugget” Bland, 49, kingpin of an oxycodone drug ring that reached as far north as Poughkeepsie. A.G. Eric Schneiderman says that it’s cases (more…)

Head of NYC, upstate oxycodone ring sentenced – Wall Street Journal

Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. — A 49-year-old Bronx man has been sentenced for running a ring that used forged prescriptions to illegally deal the painkiller oxycodone in New York City and the lower Hudson Valley.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says John Bland was given five years in prison at his sentencing Tuesday in Orange County Court. He pleaded guilty in June to one (more…)