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BECKLEY WOMAN SENTENCED FOR SELLING OXYCODONE IN BECKLEY

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Cayla Lindsay, age 20, was sentenced today in Beckley, West Virginia, by United States District Court Judge Irene C. Berger to three years of probation, and 100 hours of community service.  Lindsay previously plead guilty in December 2013 to distributing oxycodone, a powerful prescription pain killer.  Lindsay admitted that on April 10, 2013, she sold several oxycodone pills to a confidential informant (CI) who was working with the Beckley Police Department Drug Unit.  The drug deal took place at a restaurant located on S. Eisenhower Drive, 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.

 

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