FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2014
BECKLEY WOMAN SENTENCED FOR SELLING OXYCODONE IN BECKLEY
BECKLEY, W.Va. – Amber Green, age 33, was sentenced today in Beckley, West Virginia, by United States District Court Judge Irene C. Berger to five months imprisonment, and a three year term of supervised release. Lindsay previously plead guilty in November of 2013 to distributing oxycodone, a powerful prescription pain killer. Lindsay admitted that on April 24, 2013, she sold several oxycodone pills to a confidential informant (CI) who was working with the Beckley Police Department Drug Unit and the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department. The drug deal took place at a residence on Wildwood Avenue, Beckley.This case was prosecuted as part of an ongoing effort led by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia to combat the illicit sale and misuse of prescription drugs and heroin. The United States Attorney’s Office, joined by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, is committed to aggressively pursuing and shutting down illegal pill trafficking, eliminating open air drug markets, and curtailing the spread of opiate painkillers and heroin.