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Staten Island Physician's Assistant And Two Other Individuals Arrested For Illegal Distribution Of Oxycodone Pills

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James J. Hunt, the Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA"), Thomas O'Donnell, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General ("HHS-OIG"), and William J. Bratton, the Commissioner of the New York City Policy Department ("NYPD"), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment in Manhattan federal court charging LEONARD MARCHETTA, a physician's assistant, WILLIAM TAGLIAFERRO, and GREGORY ZACCAGNINO with federal drug offenses in connection with an oxycodone distribution ring they operated out of a Staten Island-based medical clinic run by MARCHETTA.


Action Details

  • Date:September 3, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions