A 28-year-old Sallisaw man pleaded guilty to distribution of oxycodone recently in U.S. District Court in Muskogee.
The U.S. attorney’s office reported Kevin Wayne Sanders Jr. was indicted on an allegation that on Jan. 14, 2016, he distributed oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance. The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The crime is punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, and up to a $1,000,000 fine or both.
U.S. Judge Kimberly E. West accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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