Former Pharmacist Admits Stealing Cash, Oxycodone From UConn Infirmary – Hartford Courant

VERNON — A former supervisor in the pharmacy at UConn’s Student Health Services infirmary pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree larceny and illegal distribution of narcotics and faces up to two years in prison.

UConn police arrested Michael Olzinksi, 46, of Coventry in April 2016 following an investigation that was prompted by UConn’s auditors.

The auditors found evidence that Olzinski purchased items for personal (more…)

Vermont man pleads not guilty to administering fatal dose of Oxycodone to friend – The Republic

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A 52-year-old Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he delivered a fatal dose of Oxycodone to a friend last winter.

Kenneth Stephens, of Burlington, faces a federal charge of selling or dispensing a regulated drug with death resulting. He also pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana charge Friday in Superior Court in Burlington.

Stephens is (more…)

East Orange Man Busted Trying to Obtain Drugs – Patch.com

On Saturday, Cedar Grove police arrested an East Orange man who fled from the CVS Pharmacy at 387 Pompton Ave. after attempting to obtain Oxycodone with a fraudulent prescription at 5:37 p.m.

When police arrived, the pharmacist said the suspect, identified as Amirah N. Bowman, had left the pharmacy. After a search of the area, police stopped a black Chrysler at the (more…)