Nurse practitioner took cash for oxycodone scripts, authorities say – Newsday

Nurse practitioner Lisa Del Pozo was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, for allegedly taking cash payments in exchange for writing prescriptions for oxycodone. (Credit: NCPD)

A nurse practitioner who ran a health clinic in Hempstead was charged Wednesday with taking cash payments in exchange for oxycodone prescriptions, authorities said.

Lisa Del Pozo, 49, was charged with illegally distributing oxycodone and other controlled substances (more…)

Oxycodone ring mastermind Cedric Moss sentenced to 15 years in federal prison – Newsday

Cedric Moss, 46, of Jamaica, dubbed the mastermind of the scheme by authorities, was arrested late Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, by Drug Enforcement Administration agents in North Carolina, according to court papers. Oxycodone tablets are dispensed Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in a Melville pharmacy. (Credit: Handout, Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

The mastermind of what officials called the largest oxycodone ring broken (more…)

Rools Deslouches, nurse practitioner, gets over 6 years for illegally … – Newsday

Rools Deslouches, 42, seen here in an undated photo, pled guilty to providing oxycodone illegally in November 2013. (Credit: Handout)

A Brentwood nurse practitioner was sentenced Thursday to 6 years and 9 months in prison for illegally distributing hundreds of thousands of oxycodone pills to drug dealers and addicts.

Rools Deslouches, 42, who pleaded guilty last November, will also be subject to 3 (more…)