Men Sentenced For Trying To Sell 2000 Oxycodone Pills – CBS DFW

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Jason Edgecombe and Cy Viator from Houston were sentenced for their part in a “pill mill” operation according to U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Viator received 140 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and unlawful use of a communication facility.

Edgecombe received 3 months in prison for (more…)

Doctor, pharmacist charged distributing $1.6 million doses of oxycodone – Your Houston…

Richard Arthur Evans, M.D., 70, and David D. Devido, R.Ph., 76, both of Houston, have been charged in a 24-count indictment alleging a conspiracy to commit distribution of controlled substances, mail fraud, health care fraud and money laundering, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Joseph Arabit of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Special Agent in (more…)

Pain clinic owner Michael Leman of Slidell sentenced to 15 years – San Francisco Chronicle

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Louisiana businessman convicted of distributing oxycodone and methadone pills in eastern Kentucky by using clinics to prescribe the drugs to bogus patients was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in federal prison.

U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove also ordered 46-year-old Michael Leman of Slidell, La., to pay $1 million in restitution to two Kentucky agencies — one (more…)