The attorney for former Southampton Town Councilman Bradley Bender has asked the judge in his drug case to consider a sentence that does not include time in prison, according to a memorandum filed June 17 in the Eastern District Court of New York. READ
The Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth took back more than 160 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications at a take-back event Saturday at Peconic Bay Medical Center, the organization has announced. READ
Riverhead Town residents are getting another chance to safely dispose of their unused, unwanted or expired medications.
More than 1,000 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medication were safely disposed of through a drop box located at the Riverhead Town Police Department, the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth announced Thursday. (more…)
The alleged details in the case against Riverhead physician’s assistant Michael Troyan were substantial: 60,000 prescription painkillers. 20 co-conspirators. Almost $2 million in sales over a four-year period. A demand for an assault rifle as payment. READ
I was disturbed to read two health-related articles in the News-Review last week: one involving the charges against physician assistant Michael Troyan for illegally selling oxycodone pills and the other concerning the state’s shutdown of Health Republic, an insurance company. READ
The Riverhead Police Department collected more than 100 pounds of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications during a “drug take-back” day Saturday.
The Riverhead Police Department is hosting a free drug collection day this Saturday for residents to safely get rid of unwanted, unused or expired prescription medication. (more…)