N.J. firefighter accused of dealing oxycodone – NJ.com

James Rattacasa (Photo: BCPO) 

HACKENSACK — A Hackensack firefighter was charged with dealing the opioid pain medication oxycodone, authorities said Saturday.

James Rattacasa, 35, of Hackensack, was arrested Friday after a joint investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Hackensack police, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal. He is accused of peddling drugs “in and around” Hackensack.

Police launched an investigation May (more…)

Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions – TAPinto.net

Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions to Patients with No Legitimate Need for the Addictive Opioid Pills, Including Patients He Knew Were Drug Addicts or Drug Dealers Dr. Byung Kang faces first-degree charge for allegedly prescribing oxycodone that killed young man

TRENTON –Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a doctor from Passaic County has been indicted on charges that (more…)

Brunswick man granted probation in oxycodone possession case – Frederick News Post…

A Brunswick man can have an opiate possession charge stricken from his record after an investigation determined he had not been selling the drug.

Daniel James Buffington, 58, was granted probation before judgment Wednesday in Frederick County Circuit Court for possession of the painkiller oxycodone.

Probation before judgment allows Buffington to remove the charge from his record if he successfully completes his yearlong (more…)