Doctor arrested by feds for alleged oxycodone, fentanyl scheme – Newsday

Ernesto Lopez, a New York-licensed doctor, after he was arrested on Nov. 2, 2017. Lopez and two other defendants are charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Photo Credit: DEA Photo

A doctor who operated clinics in Franklin Square, Manhattan and Jackson Heights, Queens, was arrested Thursday by Drug Enforcement Administration agents for illegally writing thousands of “medically unnecessary” prescriptions for oxycodone (more…)

‘Give Me The Oxycodone And No One Gets Hurt’: Cops Seek Man Who Tried To Rob CVS -…

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A man apparently desperate for Oxycodone tried to rob a Queens pharmacy on Thursday, and now police are hoping that the public can help identify him.

The incident occurred around 7:20 p.m. on March 16 at the CVS Pharmacy at 72-09 Northern Boulevard. According to the authorities, the suspect walked into the store, walked to the service counter and gave a note (more…)

Mobster John Gotti’s grandson gets eight years in prison for running a $1.6million…

Mobster John Gotti‘s namesake grandson has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to selling oxycodone pills in New York City.

The 23-year-old was arrested in August at the Queens home where his late grandfather once lived.

Gotti had been facing 25 years to life in jail before he pleaded guilty to the three drug-related charges in a plea (more…)