Elizabeth pharmaceutical plant worker charged with stealing more than 8500 oxycodone pills

NEWARK — An Irvington man who worked a pharmaceutical production facility in Elizabeth that makes oxycodone pills allegedly stole more than 8,591 of the prescription pills while on the job and intended to sell them, according to a complaint filed last week by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

Edwin Hernandez, 48, was arrested this morning on charges of possession and distribution of (more…)

Waterbury man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for trafficking oxycodone -…

NEW HAVEN — Bruce Yazdzik, also known as “YB,” 29, of Waterbury, was sentenced Nov. 14 by U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 120 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for trafficking oxycodone, according to David B. Fein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut.

This matter stems from “Operation Blue Coast,” an investigation (more…)

Oxycodone Dealer dealt sentence – WPDE

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A Ruby man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Florence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled substances. Barry Alan Johnson, 45, was sentenced (more…)