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03/17/17 6:00am
03/17/2017 6:00 AM

Federal court in Centrai Islip

A third co-conspirator has pleaded guilty in the prescription pill ring that previously led to the convictions of a local physician assistant and a Southampton Town Councilman.

Andrzej Pyclik, 37, of Hampton Bays entered a plea of guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone at a Feb. 14 court appearance in the Eastern District Court of New York, according to federal court records.

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04/19/16 3:00pm

Prosecutors will recommend that former Southampton Town Councilman Brad Bender serve between 2 and 2 1/2 years in prison when he is sentenced in June following his guilty plea for illegally distributing oxycodone, a U.S. Attorney’s Office spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.  READ

11/24/15 11:11am

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Southampton Town Board member Brad Bender pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to conspiracy to illegally distribute oxycodone as part of a $1.8 million scheme involving a Riverhead physician assistant who had previously been arrested by federal agents.  READ