Oxy Watchdog

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A round-up of the week’s OxyContin-related crimes

10.17.10
La. Oxy dealer arrested after police receive anonymous tip – The News Star
Maryland police search for man who robbed pharmacy of OxyContin – WBOC 16
Year-long investigation, raid yields dealers of cocaine, prescription pills and heroin – Democrat and Chronicle
Fifteen university students arrested in drug probe – Fredricksburg.com
Pharmacist wrestles gun from Oxy robber, prevents theft – Delmarva Now.com
Attempt to deal new formulation of OxyContin turns into gun battle – KOMO News.com
Knife-wielding robber steals Oxy from Delaware pharmacy – WBOV 16
Two pharmacies robbed of prescription drugs, oxy two days in a row – Foster Daily Democrat
Mother, son dealers arrested in Massachusetts with Oxy, heroin, cocaine – Keep Me Current.com

10.10.10
Man plots wife’s death in exchange for Oxycontin, cash – NBC Washington
Federal judge arrested for buying cocaine, prescription pain killers – Law.com
W.Va. woman charged with possession, intent to sell OxyContin, hydrocodone – Sunday Gazette Mail
Alaskan couple charged with attempt to purchase Oxy, robbery of dealers – CBS11 KTVA
Two men in Tenn. rob pharmacy, lead police in chase – NBC10 WBIR
Florida pharmacy avoids robbery twice in two years – Ocala.com
‘Big Brother’ winner faces 15 years in prison for attempting to sell oxycodone – Back Seat Cuddler
Pa. pharmacist sentenced for writing fraudulent prescriptions for Oxy, Percocet – Philly.com
N.C. man arrested for robbing pharmacy of Dilaudid and Oxycontin – WXII 12
Police track down armed Oxy robber in Arizona – CBS5 KPHO
Narcotics officers arrest two men with large amounts of cash and drugs – The Chronicle-Telegram

10.3.10
Pharmacist fraudulently bills Medicaid for painkillers, receives 3 years – North Jersey.com
Barefoot woman demands Oxy, receives Percocet in pharmacy robbery – Maine Sunday Telegram
Fla. man mailed Oxy pills to Mass. car dealer for distribution – The Salem News
N.H. Lottery winner charged with attempting to purchase OxyContin – Seacoast Online
String of OxyContin robberies in N.H., Main believed to be linked – Seacoast Online
$50,000 worth of Oxycontin and Lortab pills stolen from Ky. pharmacy – WAVW 3
Member of Chippewa Indian Tribal Council admits to buying illegal Oxy – Duluth News Tribune
Suspected large-scale drug dealer caught with Oxy, other prescription drugs – The Daily Fairfield
Masked man robs Niagara Falls pharmacy of three bottles of Oxy – Buffalo News.com
Conn. regional task force, federal agency make drug bust – Hartford Courant

9.26.10
Robber rouses sleeping homeowner to steal Oxycontin – Newark Advocate.com
Family charged with shipping Oxycontin from Florida to New Jersey – 2 News Online
Ohio man charged with trafficking Oxycontin to juveniles – WhizNews.com
Eight men, ages 18-24, charged with Oxycontin distribution in Maryland – The Harld-Mail
Man robs pharmacy of Oxycontin using two machetes – News 8 WTHN.com
Teen overdoses from mix of Phenazepam and Oxycontin – WSB Radio.com
Arrests point to heroin increase in Jackson, Cali. – Ledgor-Dispatch.com
Two instances of Oxycontin robberies leaves Michigan police searching – WLNS TV 6
West Virginia man arrested for intent to resale Oxycontin, marijuana – Cleveland Daily Banner
Autopsy reveals student died of opiate overdose in college library – Daily Northwester.com

9.19.10
Man charged with hacking, theft and illegal possession of Oxy in Wash. – The News Tribune
Drug bust yields over 8,000 narcotic pills in Conn. – WTNH.com
Boy used as drug runner to distrubte Oxy, painkillers in Wash. – KELAam.com
7,000 Oxy pills obtained through doctor shopping scheme in Fla. – St. Petersburg Times
Man invades private Penn. home, demands OxyContin – KDKA.com
Former pharmacist sentenced for distributing 90,000 OxyContin pills – NASDAQ.com
$2,400 in OxyContin stolen from S.C. pharmacy – WMBF News.com
Armed OxyContin robber thwarted by pharmacy employees – Times Argus.com
Oxy, cash taken in armed robbery of Ind. pharmacy – The Journal Gazette
Ex-banker sentenced for fraud, intent to distribute Oxy – WJZ 13
Mass. man claims serious addiction to Oxy after felony drug charges – SeacoastOnline.com
Michigan woman arrested for trafficking, possession of Oxy and Xanax – The Times-Tribune

9.12.10
Wash. man steals Oxy with tracking device, arrested – Seattle PI
Anesthesiologist pleads guilty to prescription fraud in Montana – Becker’s ASC Review
Man arrested for two pharmacy Oxy robberies – KVAL.com
Okla. doctor linked to nurse’s narcotics overdose, death – NewOK.com
Oxy addict sentenced to six years for multiple pharmacy robberies – NewsRegister.com
Two arrested in Mass. on Oxy, drug and gun charges – PatriotLedger.com
Security guard stops Oxy robbery attempt – KCRA News
Va. woman sentenced to 17 ½ years for orchestrating a narcotics ring – Tricities.com
Three arrested for illegal Oxy possession in Ohio – WSAC.com
Neurosurgeon admits to writing false prescriptions for narcotics – North Country Gazette
Former professional wrestler steals OxtContin – Fox News
Thirteen-year-old boy overdoses from one Oxy pill – Syracuse.com

9.5.10
Ore. man robs 10 pharmacies of Oxy, receives 70-month sentence – NewbergGraphic.com
Over 5,000 Oxy pills stolen in Canada, police issue warning – CBC.ca
Oxy theft leads to possible child endangerment charge – KRCRTV.com
Pa. convicted murderer charged of dealing prescription drugs – YorkDispatch.com
Man slips 80 Oxy pills into police officer’s coffee – Fox News 8
Canadian drug traffickers arrested, $6,000 worth of OxyContin pills found – FortMcMurrayToday.com
Former employees involved in pharmacy arson, sale of illegal OxyContin – WTVM 9
Brothers arrested for dealing drugs, Oxy in New Jersey– NJ.com
Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery of prescription painkillers – WJZ 13
Professional wrestler dies of possible OxyContin overdose – Opposingviews.com

8.28.10
Doctor’s receptionist self-prescribes over $10,000 in OxyContin – WPXI Pittsburgh
Man arrested for a string of OxyContin robberies in Cali. – Contra Costa Times
Drug raid leads to $80,000 of OxyContin, heroin – Herald Dispatch
Ohio man charged with trafficking OxyContin – News Talk Radio
Iowa Target store robbed at gunpoint of OxyContin, Adderall – Des Moines Register

8.22.10
Man convicted, faces 39 years in prison for OxyContin robberies – Dispatch.com
Ariz. heroin sting points to increase in Oxy abuse – AZCentral.com
Mailman tried for dealing, delivering OxyContin during route – Boston Herald
Three arrested in N.H. for dealing OxyContin – UnionLeader.com

4.28.10
Mom Charged After Child Nearly Eats Oxycontin-Laced Sandwich – WPIX.com
Oxycontin robbery suspect caught in Northeast Fresno – KFSN.com
OxyContin object of another Walgreens robbery – HistoricCity.com

3.2.10
Newberg Walgreens robbed of OxyContin – NewsRegister.com
Man robs Georgetown pharmacy, steals Oxycontin – WMBF News
Man with knife robs pharmacy – Lake County Record-Bee

2.10.10
Jersey City man pleads guilty to distributing OxyContin pills in school zone – NJ News
Plea deal reached in OxyContin possession case – Newsminer.com

2.8.10
OxyContin demanded by Walgreen’s theft suspect – KGW.com
Oxycontin stolen from Cola. Walgreens at gunpoint – The State
Oxycontin stolen in Columbia armed robbery – The Times and Democrat

1.9.10
OxyContin Robberies Has Fresno Pharmacies on Edge – KFSN-ABC
Minneapolis man suspected in slew of pharmacy holdups – Star Tribune
Arrest Made In Drug Store Robbery – WPTZ.com

1.4.10
Beaverton pharmacy robbed – The Oregonian
Florence man arrested on drug charges – WAFF News

1.2.10
Guilty plea in deadly crash – Jackson Hole Daily
Fresno police search for OxyContin thief – Fresno Bee
Four Compton family members to be indicted – The Norman Transcript
Lewiston police make arrest in Rite Aid robberies – WMTW.com

12.10.09
Former Belfry homecoming queen accused of trafficking OxyContin – Williamson Daily News
Brookline police chase down alleged Oxycontin dealer – Wicked Local Brookline
Seaside police arrest 5 in Oxycontin crackdown – Monterey County Herald
Police Arrest Brewer Man for Oxycontin Trafficking – WABI TV5

12.2.09
Father of murder suspect stunned by allegations – The Salt Lake Tribune
Six attempted robberies in 24 hours – Star Press

12.1.09
Man allegedly used dead dad’s Medicare to get painkillers – Examiner
Doctor sentenced to nearly five years for writing controlled substance prescriptions for cash – U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California
Picky, picky: Oxycontin robber turns down offer of generic version, flees – KATU
Peoria police looking for man who stole Oxycontin from a CVS – AZFamily.com
Galloway Township man linked to second OxyContin robbery – Press of Atlantic City
Armed Robber Sought Oxycontin – KPTV

11.30.09
Couple Arrested After Robbing Walgreens on Brainerd Road – WDEF.com
Mounties bust Ottawa drug ring – Ottawa Citizen
Killer gets life sentence – Telegraph-Journal
15 Arrested Over Forged OxyContin Prescriptions – East KY Media

11.21.09
Undercover police operation nets six alleged pill pushers – Eastern Arizona Courier
Former guard charged with selling painkillers – Timesleader.com
‘Big Brother 9’ winner seeks bail in drug case – Associated Press
Bond set at $500,000 for Oxycontin robbery suspect – WCSC TV
Felon charged in Williamson pharmacy robbery – Tennessean.com

11.20.09
Cleaner charged with theft of customer’s painkillers – Tonawanda News
State supreme court rules for prosecution in Plymouth drug case – GateHouse News Service
DNA Leads Police To Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery – WSMV-TV
Drug store robbery foiled – Oakville Beaver
Pair facing charges over March pharmacy theft – Ottawa Citizen

11.19.09
Potential robber spooked – Tampa Bay Online
Man sentenced to prison for distributing Xanax, OxyContin – Shakopee Valley News

11.18.09
Montgomery teacher charged in two robberies – Washington Post
Police seeking help to find Walgreens robber – San Diego Union Tribune
Doctor sentenced for selling painkillers – The Orange County Register

11.17.09
Jonathan W. Stillo allowed chance to clear record in OxyContin case – Lehighvalleylive.com
The Newest Armed Robbery Target: Pharmacies – Voice of San Diego
Cop guilty of theft, forgery – Toronto Sun

11.16.09
Former NH nurse sentenced in Oxycontin case – Nashua Telegraph
Pair sold OxyContin throughout Seacoast, say police – Seacoastonline.com
Man pleads guilty to helping his father deal drugs – Charleston Daily Mail
Kitchener woman robs pharmacy to end her life, court hears – The Record
Suspect turns himself in, along with drugs – Northern Life
Westminster doctor gets 5 years in drugs-for-cash case – Los Angeles Times
Swannanoa woman charged with solicitation, obtaining drugs by fraud – Citizen-Times.com
Probe into OxyContin sales nets two arrests in Hampton – Foster’s Daily Democrat
Police seek help to identify suspect – The Post and Courier

11.12.09
Gresham man turns himself in after pharmacy robbery – OregonLive.com
Robber Demands OxyContin In Lake Oswego – KPTV.com
Masked bandit does time in federal prison for central Indiana drug store spree – StarPress.com
Two arrested for selling prescription drugs – Sun Journal
Vermont court upholds doctor’s suspension – Burlington Free Press

11.11.09
Police: Woman Steals $5K In OxyContin – KPTV.com
Norfolk police search for man who stole prescription pills at knifepoint – Daily Press
Robbery suspect evades police for 4 days, now arrested – ABC15.com
32 identified in drug operation – The Oak Ridger
Masked bandit does time in federal prison for central Indiana drug store spree – StarPress.com
Students face felony charges in drug arrests – Clinton Herald

11.10.09
OxyContin suspect jailed without bail – Burlington Free Press
Police Search For Drug Store Robber – KOIN Local6.com
Drugstore burglar will spend five years on probation – Auburnpub.com
Bangor couple charged in OxyContin raid – Bangor Daily News

11.9.09
Troutdale Walgreens out $4,000 in OxyContin – KATU.com
Medical board rejects deal for doctor accused of malpractice – Las Vegas Sun
Minn. police captain “borrowed” Oxycontin from department evidence room – Citypages
Rising OxyContin use spells trouble – The Province
Prosecution and Defense React to Rude Verdict – KAALTV.com

11.5.09
Bearded bandit takes drugs from Muncie pharmacy – Star Press
City cops make $110K drug busts – Calgary Sun
OxyContin stolen during armed robbery – Mount Airy News
Judge denies defense motion to acquit in Rude case – Austin Daily Herald
‘Big Brother’ winner Adam Jasinski indicted on drug charge – Boston Herald
Oxycontin Missing From Pharmacy – WOWT.com
Charges pending in Rexall robbery – Western Wheel

11.4.09
Man steals painkillers from University Avenue drug store – Minnesota Daily
Officer testifies about ‘disturbing’ actions of Rude – Post-Bulletin
Mom and 3 sons will all serve time in jail – WYMT News
Accused thief of Oxycontin overcome with guilt – Calgary Sun

11.3.09
Man pleads guilty to 2 robbery counts – Deseret News
Oxycontin habit sparked man’s crime spree in Bay, Saginaw counties, lawyer says – Bay City News
Huntington man pleads to drug and gun charges – Charleston Gazette
Deputies: 3 arrested after Pasco drug deal crumbles – Tampa Bay Online
OxyContin bust at airport – Winnipeg Sun
Jury selection starts in Austin police captain trial – Post-Bulletin

11.2.09
Man robs Hawthorne pharmacy of OxyContin – the Gainesville Sun

10.30.09
Drug dealer sentenced – Seacoastonline.com
Police Search For Pharmacy Robber – abc2news.com
East Ridge Police Arrest Two in Pharmacy Robbery – WDEF News 12
Hundreds arrested in Ky. prescription crackdown – Associated Press
Lillo testimony wraps up – Norwalk Reflector
Montrose man steals pain killers in Cedaredge – Delta County Independent
Drug suspect challenges St. Albans evidence – Burlington Free Press

10.29.09
Gun-toting Oxycontin robber hits twice – Calgary Sun
Second Seabrook man pleads guilty in drug distribution ring – The Daily News
Man uses fake ID in Oxycontin theft attempt – Delaware Online
Bethany man sentenced in Greenwich Oxycontin scheme – Greenwich Time
Would-be pharmacy robber leaves empty-handed – KHQ Right Now

3 Responses to “Oxy crime watch”

  1. Wililam R. Hyde Jr. said

    In the Little town of Swampscott, MA we have a OXY dealer that is the nephew of the Captain of our local PD so he never seems to get in trouble, amazing huh???? We also just had a fairly busy OXY dealer sentenced to 5 years plus a day for dealing, as well as we have a 20 year old Drug Dealer that seems like the teflon don because he is Mike Lynch’s Nephew(Channel 5 Sports). This kid deals in 100 pound lots of POT, and has deliveries from the west coast each week. He also deals in MOLLY which is the drug that Extasy is derived from, he also deals in Perc 30’s. For some reason this kid is slippery, has accumulate over 400,000.00 in cash since being arrested for dealing and threatening murder and bodily harm to local people!! This is going to be a long haul for people dealing with this drug, Shame on the Pharmacuetical companies, the dealers and the users. Shame on Law enforcement for selectively enforcing also!!

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