Upstate NY parents imprisoned for giving lethal dose of oxycodone … – NewYorkUpstate.com

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York couple has been sentenced to prison for giving their emaciated and disabled 5-year-old son a lethal overdose of the opioid painkiller oxycodone through his feeding tube.

Broome County Court Judge Kevin Dooley sentenced 46-year-old Charles Burks to 13 years and 40-year-old Jennifer Burks to nine years in prison on Thursday. They had pleaded guilty to (more…)

Police: Coal Township man brought Oxycodone to informant – Sunbury Daily Item

SHAMOKIN — A Coal Township man was arrested Thursday after police said he was allegedly delivering a controlled substance.

James Coleman, 59 of West Walnut Street, was charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and two counts of criminal use of a communication facility.

Coal Township police said Coleman delivered oxycodone (more…)