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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 10, 2015

Two Detroit men sentenced for oxycodone trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Cary Dailey, 26, and Lance Demarco Harris, 22, both of Detroit, Michigan, were sentenced in federal court today for prescription painkiller trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

An investigation by the Mon Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force revealed that Dailey and Harris were involved in the distribution of oxycodone in Monongalia County, West Virginia during the fall of 2014.

Dailey was sentenced today to 41 months in prison. He was discovered in possession of oxycodone in September 2014. He pled guilty in January 2015 to one count of “Aiding and Abetting the Possession with Intent to Distribute Oxycodone.”

Harris was sentenced today to 46 months in prison. He sold oxycodone in September 2014. He pled guilty in January 2015 to one count of “Distribution of Oxycodone.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda Wesley prosecuted the cases on behalf of the government.

U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated January 8, 2016