Man Presents Fake Oxycodone Prescription At Bardonia Pharmacy, Police Say – Clarkstown…

ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. – A 60-year-old man was arrested in Rockland County over the weekend after attempting to illegally purchase prescription painkillers from a CVS location in Bardonia.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, police from Clarkstown were dispatched to the CVS in Bardonia when the on-duty pharmacist reported a possible incident of fraud.

According to police, Newark resident Sherman Winston (more…)

Doctor Charged in Oxycodone Deaths Backs out of Plea Deal – West Virginia Public…

A Raleigh County doctor accused of illegally distributing painkillers to three patients who later died has backed out of a plea deal.

Dr. Michael Kostenko was expected to enter into a deal with prosecutors on Monday and plead guilty to one count of distribution. Instead, Kostenko pleaded not guilty.

Kostenko, who ran Coal Country Clinic in Daniels, faces multiple counts of distribution charges, (more…)

Police seize painkillers after stakeout – Delmarva Daily Times

A stakeout and a suspended driver’s license led to narcotics officers seizing¬†195 prescription painkillers, according to charging documents.

Shawn A. White, 31, was taken into custody Feb. 2 after a traffic stop in the area of Nanticoke Road and Rockawalkin Drive, district court records show. White had been under investigation since January under suspicion of (more…)