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May 31, 2019

Leader of opioid distribution ring sentenced

Orlando, Fla. – Trevor John, 39, of Palm Bay, was sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, hydromorphone and heroin. John had pleaded guilty on Feb. 28, 2019.

           

May 31, 2019

Carrizo Springs doctor and office manager arrested on federal drug, health care fraud and identity theft charges

HOUSTON- A Carrizo Springs doctor with multiple offices throughout the Southwest Texas border area and his office manager face federal charges in connection with alleged illegal drug distribution, Health Care Fraud, and aggravated identity theft scheme, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Will Glaspy, Houston Division; U.S. Attorney John F. Bash; and, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

May 30, 2019

Jury convicts man of cocaine conspiracy

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division and U.S. Attorney James Kennedy, Jr. announced that a federal jury convicted Richard Lucas, 34, of Williamsville, N.Y., of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and distribution of, 500 grams or more of cocaine.

May 30, 2019

Pasco man sentenced to over 22 years in federal prison for drug trafficking

SPOKANE, Wash. – Rosalio Emmanuel Sanchez, age 33, of Pasco, Washington, was sentenced on May 29, 2019, after having been convicted after a 5-day jury trial in March 2019, of one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine and five kilograms of cocaine and one count of distributing 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine.

May 30, 2019

Montgomery Nurse Practitioner receives 10-year sentence

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, a Montgomery, Alabama nurse practitioner, Lilian Ifeoma Akwuba, 40, received a 10-year sentence for her part in helping run two separate “pill mill” operations in Montgomery over a four-year period, announced Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay Morris with the Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Attorney Louis V.

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