Adeel Riaz, of Hicksville, accused of posing as doctor to get painkillers
A Hicksville man is under arrest for allegedly posing as a doctor to get powerful painkillers.
Police say Adeel Riaz, 28, would call pharmacies, saying he was a doctor. He allegedly called in fake prescriptions for hundreds of pills to multiple pharmacies throughout Nassau County.
Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, of the Long Island Council On Alcohol and Drug Dependence, says the state has legislation...