LI ‘pill mill’ made fake oxycodone out of fentanyl, Feds say – Newsday

Suffolk police executed a warrant to search a garage at a house at 675 Little East Neck Rd. in West Babylon on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. People in hazmat suits were seen removing bags from the garage. (Credit: Joseph Cassano)

Federal agents have raided a garage in West Babylon that houses the first known “pill mill” in the New York or (more…)

Roswell Woman Indicted on Federal Charges for Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing…

Cathine Lavina Sellers of Roswell, Georgia, has been arraigned on federal charges of possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, and two synthetic opioids, furanyl-fentanyl and U-47700. A search warrant affidavit in the case alleges that Sellers was selling counterfeit 30mg Roxicodone (oxycodone) pills out of her residence in Roswell.

In conjunction with this arrest, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Atlanta (more…)

Deadly Fentanyl Disguised As Prescription Pills – Hartford Courant

When a Hamden man texted his dealer for four 30-milligram oxycodone in March, he may not have known what he was actually buying.

It wasn’t until after the 30-year-old man died that it was discovered those pills were dangerous counterfeits.

An autopsy revealed the victim, not identified by authorities, overdosed on drugs including fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times stronger (more…)