Marin Doctor Sentenced to Prison For Illegal Oxycodone Prescriptions

MARIN COUNTY, CA — A Marin doctor who pleaded guilty in March to illegally prescribing oxycodone was sentenced Tuesday in an Oakland court to three years in federal prison.

In addition, Dr. Michael R. Chiarottino was ordered to serve five years probation, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge John J. (more…)

Bridgeport addiction counselor admits dealing oxycodone – CT Post

BRIDGEPORT — By day, Brian Earl worked as a counselor for the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

At night, he was dealing oxycodone and oxymorphone — so much that federal agents found about 11,000 of the pills in his North Haven home during a Jan. 23, 2014, raid.

Documents filed in federal court claim Earl’s stash was obtained through legal (more…)

Ten in Bedford County indicted on drug charges – Lynchburg News and Advance

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 10 Bedford County residents on drug charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Bryant Reynolds, 47, of Thaxton, is charged with one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute oxycontin, oxycodone, methadone, adderall, oxymorphone, hydromorphone, and suboxone, one count of distributing adderall, one count of distributing methadone and one count of distributing (more…)