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Bergen Doctor Described As ‘Candy Man’ And ‘El Chapo Of Opioids’ Charged With Distributing Opioids

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Oakland NJ, A Bergen County doctor has been charged with distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and falsifying medical records to cover it up, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Robert Delagente, 45, of Oakland, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of distribution of controlled dangerous substances and one count of obstruction of justice. Delagente is scheduled to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion in Newark federal court.

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