Sullivan tops in Oxycodone prescriptions – The River Reporter

By Fritz Mayer
March 19, 2014

MONTICELLO, NYSullivan County has the higher percentage of people with prescriptions for Oxycodone than any other county in the state. That was a revelation disclosed by District Attorney Jim Farrell at a meeting of the county public safety committee on March 13.

Farrell said, “We have a problem.” He said 399 per 1,000 residents in (more…)

Police: Phony oxycodone Rx prompts arrest of Kingsport woman – Kingsport Times News

Published February 15th, 2013 11:04 am

Leslie J. Powell, 35, of 6802 East Carters Valley Road, Kingsport.

A Kingsport woman has been arrested for allegedly attempting to obtain nearly 200 oxycodone with a phony prescription, with police saying further investigation has now linked her to several additional drug fraud cases.

Leslie J. Powell, 35, of 6802 East Carters Valley Road, was originally arrested Saturday (more…)

Lee County police nab Sullivan County man with oxycodone – TriCities.com

A Sullivan County resident was arrested in Lee County earlier this week after police found hundreds of pain killers stored in a car, Lee County Sheriff Gary Parsons reported in a written statement on the case.

On Feb. 7, a search warrant was executed on a vehicle parked at Leeman Field in Pennington Gap. The car belonged to William Thomas Fleenor, 50, (more…)