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Sallisaw Man Pleads Guilty To Oxycodone Distribution

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

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that KEVIN WAYNE SANDERS JR, age 28, of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, pled guilty to DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, and up to a $1,000,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about January 14, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally distribute Oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy Hammer represented the United States.

Updated April 20, 2017

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