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Oxycontin

(Courtesy Meriden Police)

Police Seek Armed Suspect In Theft Of Oxycontin

Meriden police are investigating a holdup at a Walgreens store Thursday afternoon.

10/03/2013

File photo of the prescription drug Oxycontin.  (credit: Darren McCollester/GettyImages)

Study: Physicians Not Following Guidelines On Painkiller Prescriptions

Doctors who prescribe powerful painkillers fail to follow up with their patients which can lead to addiction, according to a new study by Workers Compensation Research Institute.

10/04/2012

Oxycontin (File: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Woman Sentenced For Selling Oxycontin She Got Through Medicare

A 69-year-old East Haven woman has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for illegally selling Oxycontin pills that had been paid for with money from Medicare.

12/07/2011

2 Arrested in Oxycontin Smuggling Case

Authorities say they’ve arrested two people and seized prescription drugs valued at about $56,000,   in an investigation of international drug smuggling which led them to Hartford and Waterford.

09/24/2010