Killer synthetic drugs that look like oxycodone seized in NJ –

MONMOUTH COUNTY — Two kinds of deadly synthetic drugs in pill form designed to mimic oxycodone have been found for the first time in Monmouth County, authorities said.

Carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl were seized during investigations in Holmdel and Long Branch, the county prosecutor’s office said Thursday.

Both were produced in pill form and are marked A/215.

“The arrival of carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl is bad news (more…)

Doctor Indicted on Charges He Sold Oxycodone Prescriptions –

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…)