Montclair doctor Michael Durante convicted of writing illegal prescriptions for oxycodone

Montclair Doctor Michael Durante has been convicted of selling the painkiller oxycodone, writing out illegal prescriptions for 70,000 pills. Durante now faces up to 20

Doctor Michael Durante now faces up to 20 years in prison.

Doctor Michael Durante now faces up to 20 years in prison. (5/23/13)

MONTCLAIR - A Montclair doctor has been found guilty of writing illegal prescriptions.

Doctor Michael Durante has been convicted of selling the painkiller oxycodone, writing out illegal prescriptions for 70,000 pills. Durante was convicted of 16 of the 17 charges against him.

Durante now faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each of the 16 counts.

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