Stories tagged: oxycodone
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Kim Silvers’ family had begged her to stop using opioids and heard her promise to do so, only to break that vow repeatedly. They’d cried when she abandoned them, and …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
The leader of a prescription forgery ring that distributed hundreds of thousands of oxycodone pills was sentenced to 76 months in prison.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation’s six top drug distributors …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Mobster John Gotti’s namesake grandson has pleaded guilty to selling oxycodone pills in Queens.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 6 p.m.
Dr. Stanley Toelle’s money flowed freely to support the lifestyle of his Las Vegas wife, Loren. In a court statement, she says he had no idea she was involved in …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Federal prosecutors have their first guilty plea in a multi-state drug trafficking ring involving at least 20 people, including a Coeur d’Alene gastroenterologist, his wife and her children.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
A judge on Friday sentenced a Rowland Heights doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark …
Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 5:27 p.m.
Spokane police arrested a Coeur d’Alene man Monday who allegedly claimed to be a federal agent in an attempt to get an oxycodone prescription from a pain management clinic in …
Tue., Nov. 18, 2014
Four defendants in a scheme that brought thousands of illicit painkillers weekly to Spokane from California were found guilty Friday by a federal jury. Arvin Carmen, Donta Blackmon, Brandon Chavez …
Thu., May 8, 2014
Women with ties to a Los Angeles gang smuggled about 10,000 illicit pills a week for several years through Spokane International Airport, according to federal investigators. The painkillers were sold …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013, 11:37 a.m.
Police arrested a man suspected in the knifepoint robberies of a Walgreens store in North Spokane.
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013, 10:26 p.m.
Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect hiding in a north Spokane neighborhood after they say two men robbed a Rite-Aid pharmacy at gunpoint and fled with oxycodone pills.
Tue., March 12, 2013
Federal prosecutors may boost Spokane’s travel economy the hard way: They intend to transport dozens of suspects indicted in a massive oxycodone distribution ring to Spokane from Los Angeles for …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2012
At the height of his addiction, Joshua Dameron would cruise through emergency rooms in Spokane, hoping to score his next fix. Dameron got hooked on prescription pain medication after suffering …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2011, 8:11 a.m.
Spokane Valley police executed two search warrants Wednesday morning that landed several people in jail.
Thu., June 21, 2007
A Deer Park physician and his aide are accused of giving known drug abusers prescription pain pills, including oxycodone and methadone, with the requirement they attend “recovery meetings” at a …