Oxycodone-trafficking trial begins for Delray doctor – MyPalmBeachPost

In less than a year, Dr. Barry Schultz prescribed 16,900 oxycodone tablets and 2,300 Percocet pills to one patient. And that patient wasn’t alone, a prosecutor told a Palm Beach County jury on Wednesday.

Another person who sought treatment from the suburban Delray Beach physician received nearly 24,000 oxycodone pills from Schultz during an eight-month span in 2010.

“There’s no medical necessity for (more…)

Boynton man charged with trafficking Oxycodone – Sun-Sentinel

Henery Lester, 31, of Boynton Beach

Henery Lester, 31, of Boynton Beach (Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office / January 24, 2013)

Deputies have charged another Boynton Beach man with using stolen prescription pads to get Oxycodone pills in Palm Beach County.

Henery Lester, 31, now stands charged with drug trafficking.

Lester was one of 45 people recently charged with trafficking after (more…)

Theft of Oxycodone from courthouse vault prompts new safeguards – WPTV

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Oxycodone tablets were labeled “Exhibit 5” in a Boca Raton drug case and displayed for a jury in April. But then the pain pills became the focus of a major investigation into stolen evidence from a Palm Beach County Courthouse vault.

The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office Monday announced it will not file theft charges against (more…)