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Atlanta Georgia Man Convicted of Conspiracy To Distribute Oxycodone

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Yesterday, Stanford Coleman, 49 of Atlanta, Georgia was convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone. The jury returned its guilty verdict after 4 days of trial.

The evidence at trial established that, between January 2015 and May 2017,  Coleman was supplying large quantities of 30 milligram Oxycodone pills to people in Mt. Sterling and Montgomery County.

United States Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr., Special Agent in Charge, Stuart Lowery, ATF Louisville, Commissioner Richard Sanders, Kentucky State Police, and Police Chief David Charles, Mt. Sterling Police Department, jointly announced the verdict.

Coleman was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals and is scheduled to be formally sentenced on March 23, 2018.  The investigation was conducted by the ATF, the KSP, and the Mt. Sterling Police Department.  The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney Roger West.

Updated December 15, 2017

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