Troopers Seize 989 Oxycodone Pills During Traffic Stop – NBC4i.com

FINDLAY, Ohio

Two women from Michigan are facing felony drug charges after troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol seized 989 Oxycodone pills during a traffic stop Friday.

According to the report, troopers stopped a 2012 Chevrolet Cruz, with Ohio registration, for marked lanes and speed violations on Interstate 75, in Hancock County, at about 12:45 a.m.

During interaction with the driver, troopers (more…)

Ring leader sentenced in Ohio oxycodone scheme – San Francisco Chronicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man described as a ringleader of a scheme to obtain thousands of prescription painkillers from Florida for illegal sale in Ohio has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Michael Berry of Columbus was one of 52 defendants in indictments brought by Franklin County prosecutors, who labeled him one of two leaders of the (more…)

Stark County man indicted on Oxycodone charges – Canton Repository

A 47-year-old Canton area man has been indicted on three counts related to the distribution of Oxycodone.

Christos Karasarides, 47, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute roughly 40 grams (141 pills) of Oxycodone, possession of the narcotic, and using and maintaining a residence in Stark County for the purposes of distributing and using Oxycodone.

The investigation leading to the indictment (more…)