Councilman pleads guilty to trading oxycodone for steroids – New York Post

A Southampton, LI, councilman pleaded guilty in Central Islip federal court Tuesday to peddling oxycodone for money and steroids in a fake-prescription scam.

Bradley Bender conspired with Riverhead physicians’ assistant Michael Troyan to sell the narcotic pain relievers to drug dealers and addicts, according to the Eastern District US Attorney’s Office.

Bender, 52, was in cahoots with an unidentified co-conspirator from July 2012 (more…)

Local doctor charged with illegally distributing oxycodone – The Saratogian

ALBANY >> A local doctor is facing federal charges for alleged illegal distribution of oxycodone.

Dr. Jeffrey Gundel, of Ganesvoort, was charged Tuesday, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and James Hunt, the acting special-agent-in-charge of the New York division of the Drug Enforcement Administration. He was released on conditions after making an initial appearance before U.S. (more…)