CENTRAL ISLIP (AP) - Federal drug agents have arrested two suspected leaders of a major Long Island drug ring that specialized in selling the painkiller oxycodone.
Newsday said Saturday (http://bit.ly/1bx24Zl) the ring is accused of using forged prescriptions to obtain more than 100,000 pills. Authorities say the pills were sold in the New York area over the past two years.
The 46-year-old alleged mastermind, Cedric Moss, was arrested earlier this week in North Carolina on federal charges including illegal distribution of oxycodone. He's awaiting arraignment, and it's unclear whether he has a lawyer. No phone number for his home could immediately be found.
The second suspect, 26-year-old Michael Taylor, is being held without bail. His attorney declined to comment.
Three suspects accused of filling the prescriptions were arrested Friday in New York City.
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