NEW YORK (AP) — A physician’s assistant who admitted illegally prescribing oxycodone out of a Staten Island clinic has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
Leonard Marchetta pleaded guilty in January and was sentenced on Tuesday.
Prosecutors say he was responsible for the illegal distribution of more than 125,000 oxycodone pill from 2012 until his arrest last year. They say he charged (more…)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — His patients called him “Doctor Lenny,” but on Thursday, he admitted to making Staten Island sick — by pumping some 125,000 painkillers into the borough’s black market.
Leonard Marchetta, 47, a physician assistant from Prince’s Bay arrested in September on charges he ran an oxycodone distribution ring, on Thursday entered a guilty plea in Manhattan federal court.
Marchetta now faces (more…)