Address: 1126 Sedeeva Street, Clearwater
Trafficking in Hydrocodone
Sale or Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Hydrocodone
VOP – Possession of Cocaine
Sale and Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Oxycodone
Trafficking in Oxycodone
What: As part of the ongoing investigation into the illegal sale of prescription medications, Renee Jo DeMasso was arrested today after an investigation of several months, where she allegedly sold her own prescription drugs (oxycodone and hydrocodone) that she had obtained for free through her insurance.
Where: DeMasso was arrested by deputy sheriffs without incident near her home in Clearwater.
When: DeMasso was arrested today, April 24, 2012.
According to deputies, DeMasso previously owned and operated two enterprises identified as pain clinics – The UR Medical Group Clinic located at 8800 49th Street North in Pinellas Park and the JAR Medical Group Clinic located at 11589 Seminole Blvd. in Largo. These businesses are now closed. Detectives say the DeMasso had closed both businesses by 2010.
This arrest is part of the Sheriff’s Office’s on-going effort to investigate the illegal sale of prescription drugs and suspected pill mill operations in Pinellas County.