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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 10, 2019

Poteau Man Sentenced To 24 Months Probation, $5,000 Fine, $75,000 Forfeiture For Receipt Of Misbranded Drugs And Devices

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Donald Edward Brooks, age 61, of Poteau, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 2 years probation, a $5,000.00 fine, and forfeiture of $75,720.73 for Receipt In Interstate Commerce Of Misbranded Drugs And Devices, a misdemeanor violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 331(c) and 333(a)(1). The charges arose as a result from an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigation.

The Information alleged that on or about December 4, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, Donald Edward Brooks, received, and caused the receipt of, misbranded drugs and devices in interstate commerce, to wit:  Xeomin, Restylane, and Juvederm; and delivered and proffered for delivery those misbranded drugs and devices for pay or otherwise.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Prescription Drugs
Updated May 10, 2019