News Release
December 5, 2006

Pharmacy Technician Admits Stealing and Selling Oxycontin

DEC 5 -- June W. Stansbury, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in New England and Kevin J. O’Connor, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that ALEX SALCEDO, age 24, formerly of Staple Street, Danbury, Connecticut, was sentenced yesterday, November 30, by United States District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 37 months imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release. On April 27, 2006, SALCEDO pleaded guilty to conspiring with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 500 grams or more of cocaine.

According to documents filed with the Court and statements made in court, from August 2003 through June10, 2004, JENCO worked as a pharmacy technician at Marlborough Pharmacy, located in Marlborough, Connecticut.  At that time, the pharmacy was owned by Robert Jenco, JENCO’s father.  In pleading guilty, JENCO admitted that he removed bulk amounts of Oxycontin, a Schedule II controlled substance, from Marlborough Pharmacy, then sold and distributed the Oxycontin to other individuals.  JENCO admitted that he distributed 1,000 doses of individual Oxycontin pills.

Judge Droney has scheduled JENCO’s sentencing for February 16, 2007, at which time JENCO faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years and a fine of up to $1,000,000.

This investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.